Vinson And Robinson Claim CAA Wrestling Weekly Awards
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (February 14, 2012) - Donnie Vinson of Binghamton is the Colonial Athletic Association Wrestler of the Week and Jerome Robinson of Old Dominion is the CAA Rookie of the Week, for all competition February 7-13.
Vinson, a junior 149 from Marathon, N.Y., defeated a pair of nationally ranked wrestlers last week, both by major decision. He won 14-1 over the 29th ranked wrestler from Bloomsburg and defeated the 19th ranked wrestler from Hofstra 9-1.
With the victories Vinson improves to 29-4 on the season, including a 17-1 dual meet record. Vinson is ranked fourth in the nation by both the Amateur Wrestling News and InterMat.
Robinson, a freshman 125 from Toledo, Ohio, went 5-0 last week, including a victory over the 23rd ranked wrestler from North Carolina State and a victory by fall against Binghamton. He won his weight class at the Edinboro Open, going 4-0 and is ranked fourth in his weight class in the CAA.