Wrestler of the Week: Zak Andrews

Zak Andrews

The d3wrestle.com/WWSport.com Wrestler of the Week is Zak Andrews of Delaware Valley. The 2011 All-American wrestled twice last week, picking up bonus point wins in each match. On Friday, he wrestled against d3wrestle.com Contender Andre Berry of Cortland, putting up a 19-4 tech fall. The next day, the Aggies took on Ithaca, and Andrews pinned two-time returning NCAA runner-up Jeremy Stierly in 1:01. Andrews is ranked 2nd in the NWCA rankings at 149 lbs. and 3rd in the d3wrestle.com Rankings that came out before the match with Stierly.

Andrews, a senior from Emmaus, Pennsylvania, is now 23-2 on the season and is tied for 4th all time in wins at Delaware Valley with 109. Last season, he overcame a first round loss to the eventual champ to finish in 5th place at the NCAA Championships. After a tough team loss to Shippensburg Wednesday night, Andrews will be honored at Delaware Valley’s Senior Night tonight against East Stroudsburg.