Mizzou Senior-Captain McCormick Claims MAC Wrestler of Week

3 years 1 month 3 weeks ago December 19, 2012 Dec 19, 2012 Wednesday, December 19 2012 Wednesday, December 19, 2012 5:46:53 PM CST in Tiger Talk
Source: Tony Randazzo - Press Release

COLUMBIA -- The Mid-American Conference named Missouri's Nathan McCormick ‘Wrestler of the Week' for the week of December 10th. McCormick, a senior from Leawood, Kansas, was a perfect 2-0 at the inaugural Grapple at the Garden this past weekend in New York.

McCormick defeated No. 8 Naryman Arujau of Cornell by major decision, 11-3 in Mizzou's first dual, followed by a 5-2 decision over No. 19 Nick Wilcox of Bloomsburg at MadisonSquare Garden this past weekend. The Mizzou senior got off to a quick startagainst Arujau, with 2 takedowns in the first period, and added another takedown in the third period along with four back points. The No. 8 Arujau was only able to muster a few escapes in the bout. In his match against Wilcox,McCormick tallied two takedowns in the first period once again en route to the victory.

McCormick is now 15-1 on the young season, with his only loss coming at the hands of No. 1-ranked Logan Steiber of Ohio State. Steiber defeated McCormick by major decision in the championship round at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitationalback on December 1st. McCormick started the 2012-13 campaign ranked 8th in most polls and has since climbed his way to 6th place. He holds a 72-40 career record as a Missouri Tiger.

This is McCormick's first weekly conference honor in his collegiate career. Recently, he graduated with a degree in in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management. He plans to attend graduate school to further his degree and receive his MBA.

Missouri's wrestling program joined the Mid-American Conference prior to the 2012 season after the University left the Big 12 and joined the Southeastern Conference.

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