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NAIA Wrestler of the Week No. 8

Henneman_WR_POW_Feb. 6

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nick Henneman of Lourdes (Ohio) has been named the NAIA National Wrestler of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Henneman was chosen over a pool of conference winners based on competition from Jan. 28 – Feb. 3.


National Wrestler of the Week

Nick Henneman, Lourdes (Ohio)

141-pound Fr.; Oregon, Ohio


  • Picked up his fifth pin of the season, leading the Gray Wolves to a 29-17 win over No. 2 Indiana Tech.
  • Defeated Gaige Torres, the No. 5-ranked wrestler in the weight class, by fall in 4:50.
  • With the win, Lourdes recorded its first win against a ranked opponent in a dual in program history.
  • Ranked 10th in the 141-pound weight class


Nominees: Derrick Top, Lyon (Ark.); Bryce Bachowski, Missouri Baptist; Bruce Valdez, Menlo (Calif.); Cameron Devers, Concordia (Neb.); Casper Sherow, Missouri Valley; Brennan Swafford, Graceland (Iowa); Darquell Pierre, William Penn (Iowa); Trent Johnson, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Chasen Brown, Cumberlands (Ky.); Nosomy Pozo, Life (Ga.); David Richardson, Campbellsville (Ky.); Nathan Walton, Cumberland (Tenn.); Tristan Bean, WVU Tech; Jason Davis, Southeastern (Fla.); Oscar Martinez, Indiana Tech


2018-19 Wrestling Composite Award Winners:

Week 1 (Nov. 14): Eric Vermillion, Indiana Tech 
Week 2 (Dec. 5): Chris Paulsen, Briar Cliff (Iowa)

Week 3 (Jan. 2): Tres Leon, Cumberlands (Ky.)

Week 4 (Jan. 9): Chase Zemenak, Life (Ga.)

Week 5 (Jan. 16): Riley Jaramillo, Saint Mary (Kan.)
Week 6 (Jan. 23): Antonio Stewart, Reinhardt (Ga.)
Week 7 (Jan. 30): Hayden Lee, Cumberlands (Ky.)
Week 8 (Feb. 6): Nick Henneman, Lourdes (Ohio)

Championship Information

NAIA Wrestling Championship
Sports Rules - Men's Wrestling
Official Merchandise-Men's Wrestling