SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Gardner-Webb’s Tyler Marinelli has been named the Southern Conference wrestler of the week for all competition from Jan. 30-Feb. 5, the league office announced Wednesday.
Marinelli went a perfect 2-0 overall on the week including 2-0 in both conference and dual action. He secured victories over Drew Nicholson of Chattanooga by a 16-1 tech fall in 5:22 and Cameron Pine of Campbell by a 9-1 major decision.
The Jefferson, Georgia, native is 20-2 overall on the season and is a perfect 10-0 in dual matches.
Also nominated: Matt Zovistoski (Appalachian State), Noah Gonser (Campbell) and Ryan Resnick (Chattanooga).
2018-19 SoCon Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 7 Fabian Gutierrez, Chattanooga
Nov. 14 Angel Najar, Appalachian State
Nov. 21 Andrew Morgan, Campbell
Nov. 27 Randall Diabe, Appalachian State
Dec. 5 Sawyer Root, The Citadel
Dec. 12 Neal Richards, VMI
Dec. 19 Michael Elliott, Appalachian State
Dec. 26 Jake Huffine, Chattanooga
Jan. 2 Randall Diabe, Appalachian State
Jan. 9 Alonzo Allen, Chattanooga
Jan. 16 Neal Richards, VMI
Jan. 23 Neal Richards, VMI
Jan. 30 Neal Richards, VMI
Feb. 6 Tyler Marinelli, Gardner-Webb