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Brittney Roberts named TheMat com Wrestler of the Week

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | Oct. 22, 2012, 12:38 p.m. (ET)
Brittney Roberts (Santa Fe, Texas/Oklahoma City University) has been named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week.

Each week, TheMat.com will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

Roberts went 6-0 at 155 pounds this past weekend at the Cliff Keen Oklahoma City Duals at Abe Lemons Arena in Oklahoma City.

Roberts knocked off Julia Salata 5-0, 2-0 to lead No. 2 Oklahoma City to a 26-10 win over No. 1 King (Tenn.) in the finals. Salata placed fifth at the University World Championships earlier this month.

Roberts placed fourth in the U.S. Senior Open this past season.

She had a 33-9 record for Oklahoma City during the 2011-12 season.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at csesker@usawrestling.org
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