A little late this week, but he first d3wrestle.com/WWSport.com Wrestler of the Week for the 2011-2012 season is Alex Martocello of York College. Wrestling at 184, Martocello went 4-0 to win the Monarch Invitational this past Saturday at King’s College. In the finals, he defeated 2011 174 lb. All-American and conference foe Mike Reilly of King’s by an 11-9 score, using solid defense to neutralize Reilly’s attacks.
Martocello, a senior Business Administration major from Miller Place, New York, was the 4th place finisher at 184 lbs. in the 2011 NCAA Championships. He has a career record of 68-19 and was the Outstanding Wrestler at the 2011 Metro Conference championships. He currently is ranked 2nd in both sets of rankings, and his team is ranked 17th by the NWCA. He spent time this summer training in Colorado at the Olympic Training Center and is one of York’s captains for 2011-2012. He next takes the mat in the Wrestle for a Cure Duals in Harrisburg against Johns Hopkins, Shippensburg, and American International College.