KINGS POINT, N.Y. (Nov. 26, 2019) – The Centennial Conference announced on Tuesday that USMMA freshman James Cruz (Belleville, N.J.) was selected as the league's Wrestling Athlete of the Week. The honor comes after the rookie's performance at the New York State Championships on Sunday.
In his first collegiate competition, Cruz went 7-1 en route to a third-place finish in the 174-pound bracket and All-New York State honors. The freshman recorded three pins and one technical fall on the day.
For the complete release from the Centennial Conference, click here.
The Mariners are back in action Dec. 6-7 when they compete in York College's New Standard Corp. Invitational in York, Pa.
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