Feb. 14, 2007
Cedar Falls, Iowa - Air Force senior captain Bridger Lord has been named the Western Wrestling Conference Wrestler of the Week as announced by league officials Wednesday afternoon. Lord, a 149-pounder, is the second Air Force wrestler to earn conference accolades this season.
The Missoula, Mont., native registered his first fall of the year on Saturday, pinning South Dakota State's Sean Flynn in a time of 1:33. Lord's win helped Air Force secure its first WWC victory, a 25-21 decision over SDSU. Lord improves his dual mark to 8-4 on the season.
The Western Wrestling Conference is comprised of seven schools including the Air Force Academy, North Dakota State, Northern Colorado, Northern Iowa, South Dakota State, Utah Valley State and Wyoming.