Jennifer Page named USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week
Jennifer Page (Colorado Springs, Colo./Titan Mercury WC) 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.
Page won the Women’s University Nationals for the second straight year, and was named its Outstanding Wrestler on Saturday at Oklahoma City University.
Page, a 2013 Junior World bronze medalist, defeated Junior World teammate Jenna Burkert 14-7 in the finals at 60 kg/132 lbs. After a close first period, Page opened up her offense in the second period for the win.
Page finished second at the Dave Schultz Memorial International this season. She knocked off returning World champion Marianna Sastin of Hungary in that event.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org