JR Wert (Rider) named EWL Wrestler of the Week

Redshirt Senior JR Wert (Christiansburg, VA/Christiansburg) of Rider has been named the EWL Wrestler of the Week for the week ending December 31st. Wert went 4-0 at the South Beach Duals in Deerfield Beach, Florida, with an 18-0 technical fall victory over Hunter Dusold of Columbia and a 9-2 decision win over Paul Bianchi of North Dakota State on Friday, and then followed that up with a 6-4 decision upset of nationally-ranked Barlow McGhee of Missouri and an 18-2 technical fall victory over Michael Simonetti of Franklin & Marshall on Saturday. These four victories puts Wert’s record at 9-1 on the season, including a perfect 6-0 in duals. In previous seasons, Wert had gone 15-8 in 2016-17, 14-14 in 2014-15, and 10-3 while wrestling unattached and redshirting in 2013-14 as a true freshman.

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)
December 10: Sean Russell (Edinboro)
December 17: Greg Bulsak (Clarion)
December 31: JR Wert (Rider)
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