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Ben Provisor named Wrestler of the Week

Ben Provisor (Stevens Point, Wis.) has been named Wrestler of the Week for the week of June 20-26.

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.

Provisor went 9-0 at 145 pounds at the Cadet Dual National Championships in Greco-Roman wrestling. The event was held June 20-24 in Kansas City, Mo. Provisor allowed a combined total of just four points in his nine matches at the Cadet Duals.

Provisor competes for Dennis Hall's World Gold Wrestling Club. He is coached by Hall, who is a past World champion and Olympic silver medalist. The 16-year-old Provisor placed third at Cadet Nationals in 2005. He placed fifth in the Wisconsin state high school tournament as a freshman this past season.

Provisor, an Academic All-Star in Wisconsin, studied abroad for seven months in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2004. He trained with the Bulgarian National Team in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at
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