The d3wrestle.com/WWSport.com Wrestler of the Week for the week of 11/25-12/1 is Kaleb Loht of Messiah. Loht continued his undefeated season with a championship at the Messiah Petrofes Tournament on Saturday, December 1st. He rode a fall, a major decision and a decision to the finals at 141 lbs. where he faced NWCA #1 ranked Brian Bistis of Cortland, a returning All-American. Loht scored a late takedown to provide the margin of victory in a 6-4 win.
Loht, a sophomore from McClure, Pennsylvania, is now 17-0 on the season after picking up another win in last Friday’s dual meet with York. He has won titles at the Messiah Invitational, Roger Williams Invitational, and the Messiah Petrofes Invitational. He was also named the Outstanding Lightweight Wrestler at the Mount Union Duals. He is #3 in the latest d3wrestle.com Rankings and #9 in the NWCA poll. His career record is now 55-6 after putting up a 38-6 record as a freshman and placing 3rd at the Empire Championships. Messiah is off until the North/South Duals on January 5th at Ursinus.