Cole Hersch, Olivet, Wrestling Athlete of the Week 1/13/20

Cole Hersch, Olivet, Wrestling Athlete of the Week 1/13/20

Cole Hersch, Olivet
Senior, 157
New Lothrup, Mich.

Cole Hersch went 5-0 last week, including wins over two top 10 wrestlers at the Wrestling Coaches Association National Duals. Hersch started the week with a major decision in Olivet's MIAA-opening win over Adrian Jan. 7. Hersch then went unbeaten on the weekend, notching two tech falls to go with a 3-2 win over Roger Williams' Taylor Shay (No. 8 NWCA, No. 7 D3wrestle.com at 165) and a 16-14 win over Coe's Cole Erickson (No. 6 NWCA, No. 7 D3wrestle at 157). Against Erickson, Hersch came back from a 10-2 first-period deficit for the win to improve to 22-5 on the year.

2019-20 MIAA Wrestling Athlete of the Week

Nov. 4 - Noah Nieman, Adrian
Nov. 11 - Austin Fox, Alma
Nov. 18 - Owen Miller, Olivet
Nov. 25 - none nominated
Dec. 2 - did not compete
Dec. 9 - Trent Lashuay, Alma
Dec. 16 - none nominated
Dec. 23 - Riley Rasler, Trine
Jan. 6 - Isaiah Espinoza, Adrian
Jan. 13 - Cole Hersch, Olivet