GREENVILLE, Pa. – Titusville graduate Hunter Thompson was named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week for Thiel, while his teammate Austin Parker, a Maplewood alum, earned PAC Rookie of the Week honors for the week of Nov. 15-21.
Thompson finished the week undefeated at 4-0 between two events. On Saturday, Thompson won the 133-pound bracket at the Baldwin Wallace Invitational. He pinned Delaware Valley’s Rashad Stratton in 3:42 before beating Baldwin Wallace’s David Panda by technical fall (18-3, 3:17) to advance to the finals, where he won by major decision over Baldwin Wallace’s Jaden Hinton, 13-3. On Wednesday, Thompson pinned Grayson Smith in 2:24 to earn six team points for the Tomcats in a 38-6 non-conference dual win over Hiram.
Parker placed seventh in the 141-pound bracket at the Baldwin Wallace Invitational on Saturday. He finished the day at 3-2. After losing his first match, he went on to go 3-1 in the consolation bracket to clinch seventh place.