Helen Maroulis named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | Feb. 04, 2013, 10:48 a.m. (ET)
Helen Maroulis (Rockville, Md./Sunkist Kids) 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.

Maroulis, a 2012 World silver medalist, won the Dave Schultz Memorial International women’s freestyle title at 55 kg/121 lbs. on Saturday in Colorado Springs.

Maroulis swept China’s Yuanyuan Xiao 2-1, 1-0 in the finals en route to being named Outstanding Wrestler.

Maroulis had placed third, second, third and second in the previous four years in the Schultz Memorial event.

Maroulis wrestles collegiately for Simon Fraser in Canada.

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