Cole VonOhlen Named WWC Co-Wrestler of the Week
Nov. 16, 2010
LARAMIE, Wyo. - Air Force sophomore Cole VonOhlen (Jackson, Minn.) has been named the Western Wrestling Conference Co-Wrestler of the Week, as announced today by the league. VonOhlen, who earns his third career weekly award, shares this week's honor with Wyoming senior Cole Dallaserra.
VonOhlen opened the 2010-11 this past weekend with an individual tournament title, taking first place at 141 pounds in the Elite Division of the Cowboy Open for the second-straight season. VonOhlen, ranked 17th in the latest Intermat poll, posted a 4-0 record on Saturday, including a pair of victories over conference foes.
In his first two bouts of the day, VonOhlen scored an 8-5 and a 2-0 decision, respectively, before recording a 9-1 major decision over Wyoming's Shane Doughman to move into the championship match. For the title, VonOhlen scored a 6-4 decision against Utah Valley's Wyatt Ray.
Dallaserra also won his bracket at the Cowboy Open on Saturday, taking first place at 149 pounds in the Elite Division. His four victories included a 6-1 decision over Air Force freshman Josh Kreimier in the the final bout.
VonOhlen and the Falcons are back in action this weekend, Nov. 20, at the Kaufman-Brand Open, hosted by Nebraska-Omaha.