Wrestler of the Week: Travis Lang

Travis Lang, a junior 133 from Augsburg College, is the d3wrestle.com Wrestler of the Week. A four time North Dakota state champ for Bismarck High School, Lang has compiled a 27-1 record in his first season for the Auggies. Over the past week, the fourth ranked Lang pinned #3 Jacob Helvey of Wartburg and defeated #5 Jordan Kolinsky of Wisconsin-La Crosse. His win against Kolinsky helped Augsburg avenge a previous defeat to UW-La Crosse in the semifinals of the NWCA National Duals last month.

This season, Lang has won titles at the Dragon Open, Husky Open, Sunshine Open, and Red Raider Invitatiopnal. He transferred to Augsburg this season from the University of Minnesota where he most recently fashioned a 25-16 record with 10 falls and competed in the 2006 Big Ten Championships. Currently on a 25 match winning streak, Lang and the Auggies next take the mat Saturday at the North Country Open hosted by St. John’s before finishing the regular season against Wisconsin-Stevens Point the following Friday.