LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (Feb. 15, 2011) - Binghamton's Justin Lister and Old Dominion's James Nicholson have been selected CAA Co-Wrestlers of the Week, while Hofstra's Matt Loew has earned CAA Rookie of the Week honors for all competition February 8-14.
Lister, a junior 165 from Rodman, N.Y., won all three of his matches last week. Two of his three wins came by fall, including a league victory resulting from a fall in less than a minute. Lister is now 18-6 overall this season and has won six straight duals, his most recent pair being back-to-back first period pins.
Nicholson, a senior 125 from Des Moines, Iowa, prevailed in all three of his matches last week. His wins included a tech fall, a fall and an 8-2 decision over the nation's 14th-ranked wrestler from Virginia Tech. The pin was his sixth of the season. Nicholson, currently ranked fourth nationally, is a perfect 28-0 on the season and 6-0 in the CAA.
Loew, a freshman 197 from Wantagh, N.Y., won both of his matches last week. His victory at Harvard came after a first period fall. The pin was the first of his career and marked his 10th collegiate victory.