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

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

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Erin Tomeo named Wrestler of the Week for the week of June 27-July 3

Erin Tomeo (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) has been named Wrestler of the Week for the week of June 27-July 3.

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.

The 24-year-old Tomeo swept two-time World bronze medalist Sally Roberts in two straight matches at 59 kg/130 pounds to win the U.S. World Team Trials on June 30 in Colorado Springs. With the win, Tomeo qualifies for the World Championships on Sept. 26-Oct. 2 in Guangzhou, China. She also made the World Team in 2001.

Tomeo dropped the first period of the first match to Roberts 11-5 before rebounding to win the second period 2-2 by virtue of scoring last. She then pinned Roberts in the third period.

Tomeo won the first period of the second match 7-4 before rebounding from a 4-0 deficit in the second period to prevail 5-4 and make her second World Team.

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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