Malexis McAdoo named Wrestler of the Week

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Craig Sesker (USA Wrestling)

Malexis McAdoo (Amarillo, Texas/King University) has been named Wrestler of the Week.

Each week, 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.

McAdoo went undefeated to help lead the King University women’s wrestling team to the championship at the Cliff Keen Oklahoma City Duals this past weekend.

McAdoo won by fall at 191 pounds in King’s 35-9 win over Simon Fraser University in the finals.

The fourth-ranked McAdoo won each of her seven bouts by fall or technical fall, including pins over wrestlers ranked No. 1 and No. 3.

For the weekend, King went 7-0 en route to the championship.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at