Zach Lord Named WWC Wrestler of the Week
Feb. 27, 2007
Cedar Falls, Iowa - Air Force senior Zach Lord has been named the Western Wrestling Conference Wrestler of the Week as announced by league officials Tuesday afternoon. Lord, a 157-pounder, is the third Air Force wrestler to earn conference accolades this season, joining junior Anthony Stegeman and brother Bridger Lord.
The Missoula, Mont., native helped lead the Falcons to a 25-20 victory over Northern Colorado last week, as Air Force improved to 3-1 in the WWC with its fourth-straight dual win. Lord, wrestling on Senior Day, pinned the Bears' Luke Salazar in a time of 5:36 to lead Air Force in its first win over UNC since 2004. With the win, Lord improved to 16-21 on the season and 5-10 in dual action, while notching his third fall of the year.
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.