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Othella Lucas named Wrestler of the Week for Oct. 17-23

Othella Lucas (San Diego, Calif./Univ. of the Cumberlands/New York AC) has been named Wrestler of the Week for Oct. 17-23.

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.

Lucas knocked off Junior World silver and bronze medalist Dany Hedin to lead the University of the Cumberlands women to a 4-3 win over a team from the U.S. Olympic Education Center at Northern Michigan Univ. in a season-opening dual meet on Oct. 19 in Marquette, Mich.

Lucas, who placed seventh at the World University Games this year, defeated Hedin by a 6-3, 1-0 margin at 130 pounds. Hedin was a Junior World bronze medalist this year at 121 pounds.

Lucas was coming off a fourth-place finish at the Sunkist Kids/ASU International Open on Oct. 14 in Tempe, Ariz.

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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