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David Taylor named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for March 13-19



David Taylor (St. Paris, Ohio/Penn State University) has been named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for March 13-19.

Each week, TheMat.com will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

Taylor was named Outstanding Wrestler after leading top-ranked Penn State to its second straight team title at the NCAA Championships on March 17 in St Louis.

Taylor recorded four pins and one technical fall en route to winning the title at 165 pounds. Taylor, a sophomore, beat Lehigh’s Brandon Hatchett 22-7 in the finals.

Taylor, who finished second in the NCAA tournament at 157 pounds as a freshman, is a two-time Big Ten Wrestler of the Year.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at csesker@usawrestling.org
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