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This week, will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....

Fisher named Wrestler of the Week

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to John Fuller at Jacob Fisher (Platte City, Mo./USOEC) has been named Wrestler of the Week for the week of May 10-16. 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. The announcement will be made each week on Wednesday. Fisher placed first at the Northern Plains Regional in Waterloo, Iowa at 74 kg/163 lbs. in Greco-Roman competition. With the win, Fisher qualified for the 2005 U.S. World Team Trials set to be held in Ames, Iowa, June 18-19. Fisher is a resident in the U.S. Olympic Education Center Greco-Roman program at Northern Michigan Univ. In the first round, Fisher defeated 2005 University Nationals champion Trent Paulson of the Sunkist Kids, 3-0, 1-0. In the semifinals, Fisher downed Brandon McNab of the U.S. Army, 1-0, 3-0. McNab was a 2004 U.S. Nationals runner-up and placed fifth in the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. In the finals, Fisher won by forfeit over USOEC teammate Kevin Lozano, who had already qualified for this year's World Team Trials. In 2004, Fisher placed first at the FILA Junior Nationals and third at the University Nationals. Fisher is majoring in Health & Fitness. Click here to view previous Athletes of the Week
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