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Pair of D10 Alums Earn PAC Weekly Wrestling Honors for Thiel

Thiel's Peyton Hearn. Photo Leary Studio/Thiel College athletics.

GREENVILLE, Pa. – A pair of District 10 alums, Conneaut’s Peyton Hearn and Warren’s Alex Anderson earned Presidents’ Athletic Conference weekly wrestling honors, the conference announced.

Hearn was named Wrestler of the Week and Anderson Rookie of the Week for the week of Jan. 24-30.

Hearn finished the week 5-1 in two PAC duals against W&J and Waynesburg and the Jamestown Community College Open. In Thiel’s 27-21 win over W&J, Hearn earned a pin over Seth Finnigan in 2:52 at 165 pounds to give Thiel a 27-3 lead and clinch the conference win. In Thiel’s 42-6 win over Waynesburg, Hearn won by decision (7-0) over Seth Evans in the 165-pound bout. In the 157-pound bracket in the Jamestown Open, Hearn went 3-1 to place second, with a win by fall (1:29) and two wins by decision (13-7, 7-2) to advance to the title match and finished as the runner-up.

Anderson also helped Thiel defeat W&J and Waynesburg, with a pair of wins by fall in the 157-pound bouts. In Tuesday’s win over W&J, he pinned Joshua Searle in 3:42. In Friday’s win over Waynesburg, he pinned Kyle Hinerman in 2:46.

The Tomcats are currently 7-0, including 2-0 in the PAC. This week, they head to Baldwin Wallace for the John Summa Invite on Friday, starting at 10 a.m.

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