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Teshya Alo named Wrestler of the Week

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | July 15, 2013, 10:23 a.m. (ET)
Teshya Alo (Honolulu, Hawaii/Team Hawaii) has been named Wrestler of the Week.

Each week, 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.

Alo was named Outstanding Wrestler of the Cadet Nationals women's freestyle competition on Saturday in Fargo, N.D.

Alo took charge immediately in rolling past Wyoming's Jenna Elmlinger by a 10-0 technical fall in the 124-pound finals.

Alo repeated as Cadet Nationals champion. She will represent the U.S. next month at the FILA Cadet World Championships in Serbia.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at