Craig Sesker USA Wrestling
(Madison, WI) – Destin McCauley (Omaha Tribal Member) has been named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for April 10-16.
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.
McCauley captured a FILA Junior Nationals freestyle title at 66 kg/145.5 lbs. on Saturday in Madison, Wis.
McCauley beat 2011 Junior Nationals champion Jason Tsirtsis in the semifinals before pinning NCAA All-American Hunter Stieber of Ohio State in the finals.
McCauley, an Iowa State recruit, won a Junior Nationals freestyle title in 2010. He is a resident-athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
McCauley was a five-time Minnesota state champion in high school.