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

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Jared Platt named Wrestler of the Week for June 19-25

Jared Platt (Blairstown, N.J./Blair Academy) has been named Wrestler of the Week for June 19-25.

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.

Platt won gold medals in both freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling this past weekend at the Pan American Junior Championships in Maracaibo, Venezuela.

Platt, a Blair Academy standout and Penn State recruit, captured the Greco-Roman title at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. on June 22 and followed two days later by winning the freestyle title at the Pan American Junior Championships.

Platt dominated the field in freestyle, including pins over both silver medalist Luis Olivarez of Venezuela and bronze medalist Bharon Saez of Panama.

Platt also rolled to the Greco-Roman title, pinning Saez and scoring a 6-0, 4-1 win over Venezuela's Enyerber Rodriguez.

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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