Clark named TheMat com Wrestler of the Week of May 8 14

By Gary Abbott | May 16, 2000, 12 a.m. (ET)
JAKE CLARK HONORED AS THEMAT.COM WRESTLER OF THE WEEK OF MAY 8-14 has named its National Wrestlers of the Week for May 8-14, 2000.

The winner of FILA Junior/University Wrestler of the Week is Jake Clark, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines) will announce Wrestlers of the Week in a number of age group levels, which will be posted on the web page and promoted to the national media.

FILA Junior/University Wrestler of the Week: Jake Clark, Quantico, Va. (U.S. Marines)

Clark won the gold medal at 187.25 pounds in Greco-Roman at the USA Wrestling FILA Junior Nationals/World Team Trials, held in Lincoln, Neb., May 11-14. Clark won three matches on the way to the title, including two technical falls and a pin. In the finals, he stopped Justin Millard of the New York AC by technical fall, 10-0. He also claimed a bronze medal at 187.25 pounds in freestyle wrestling with a 5-1 record. He received the Most Falls award in freestyle with three pins in a combined 7:52. Clark beat Carl Fronhofer of PWC in the bronze-medal match by pin in 5:45. Clark is originally from South St. Paul, Minn. is "The Ultimate Source for Real Wrestling." It is being developed into the official web page of the Amateur Wrestling Alliance, which includes USA Wrestling, the National Wrestling Coaches Association and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum.

The goal of the Amateur Wrestling Alliance is to develop into the most comprehensive web page in the wrestling market, as well as one of the most popular sports sites on the entire internet.