DII News: Becker Named Midwest Region Wrestler of the Year

Becker Named Midwest Region Wrestler of the Year
3/28/2016 10:17:00 AM
Contact: Mark Albanese, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Media Relations
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SOMERS, Wis. (Mar. 28, 2016)– The Division II Wrestling Coaches Association unveiled its regional award winners on Monday with University of Wisconsin-Parkside grappler Nick Becker securing Midwest Region Wrestler of the Year accolades.

Becker, the national champion at 174-pounds, was honored as the Midwest Region’s top wrestler while Notre Dame College’s Joey Davis (East Region), Lindenwood University’s Terrel Wilbourn (Central Region) and California Baptist University’s Joe Fagiano (West Region) all claimed the honor in their respective regions. D2WCA will announce its National Wrestler of the Year from the four regional winners on Monday, April 4.
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Hermsen Chosen WIAC Wrestler of the Year


MADISON, Wis.–University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Logan Hermsen (Amherst Junction, WI/Amherst) has been selected the 2016 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Wrestler of the Year based on a vote conducted by the league coaches.

Hermsen compiled a 26-6 record with 16 pins at 165 pounds during the 2015-16 campaign. He secured the NCAA Division III national title with a 5-3 sudden victory 1 over Nicholas Michael of Wartburg College (Iowa) to become the program’s sixth national champion – and first since 2003. Hermsen won the NCAA Division III Midwest Regional title with a 3-2 decision over UW-Whitewater’s Tom Gerszewski. At the WIAC championship, he claimed All-WIAC second team honors with a second place finish to Gerszewski.

  • Hermsen is the third Pointer to receive the Wrestler of the Year honor, joining Perry Miller (1997 and 1998) and Cody Koenig (2003).

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