Hashimoto Tabbed WWC Wrestler of the Week
Jan. 11, 2007
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - University of Northern Colorado sophomore Kenny Hashimoto has been named the Western Wrestling Conference Wrestler of the Week as announced by league officials.
Hashimoto (Thornton, Colo.) went 4-0 with two pins at the Lone Star Duals. Hashimoto, who competes at 141 pounds, was honored as the Outstanding Wrestler of the lower weight classes at the Lone Star Duals. Hashimoto picked up wins over Harvard's 10th-ranked Max Meltzer, Wisconsin's 16th-ranked Kyle Ruschell, North Carolina's Mike Rappo and Brown's Mike Savino. Hashimoto pinned Meltzer and Savino.
The Western Wrestling Conference is comprised of seven schools including the Air Force Academy, North Dakota State, Northern Colorado, Northern Iowa, South Dakota State, Utah Valley State and Wyoming.
UNI: Nick Baima, 165, Sr., Glen Elly, Ill. (Glenbard HS)
SDSU: Derek Pirner, 141, Jr., Elk Point, S.D. (Elk Point HS/Univ. of Nebraska)
Courtesy Western Wrestling Conference Media Relations