Redshirt senior Chad Walsh (Cherry Hill, NJ/Camden Catholic) of Rider has been named the EWL Wrestler of the Week for the week ending December 3rd. Walsh beat May Bethea of Penn by a 5-1 decision in their dual meet Friday night, helping Rider beat the Quakers 19-15 at the Palestra in Philadelphia. With the win, Walsh runs his official record to 8-0 on the season, and he also owns a victory at the NWCA All-Star Classic, which is not counted in his official record. A two-time All-American, Walsh finished 7th at the 2017 NCAA Championships and had a final 2016-17 record of 33-4, and also was 5th at the 2016 NCAA Championships, ending the 2015-16 season with a record of 28-9. Going back further, Walsh had a 30-10 record as a freshman in 2014-15, and, while wrestling unattached in 2013-14, had a record of 33-7.
EWL Wrestlers of the Week:
November 5: Alex Klucker (Lock Haven)
November 12: Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven)
November 19: Andy Schutz (Bloomsburg)
November 26: Josiah Kline (Lock Haven)
December 3: Chad Walsh (Rider)