2020-2021 NAIA Women's Wrestler of the Week

2020-2021 NAIA Women's Wrestler of the Week

2020-21 Women's Wrestler of the Week

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Players of the week are evaluated on their performance during the week prior to the announcement. Each player is selected out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institution's award winners.

Week 3 (January 20, 2021) 

Women's Wrestler of the Week: Janie Stephens, Cumberlands (Ky.)

No. 5 Janie Stephens earned her first career tournament win last weekend. The sophomore never entered the second period in her matches with her longest match lasting just 2:46 and her quickest finishing in 44 seconds.

Nominees: Hunter Robinson, Grand View (Iowa)

Week 2 (January 13, 2021) 

 Women's Wrestler of the Week: Nina Pham, Wayland Baptist (Texas)

Pham wrestled two weight classes up at the Hastings Open this past weekend and dominated. 
Nominees: Alexis Gomez, Grand View (Iowa) ; Lyric Gonsalves, Ottawa (Kan.) ; Ashley Ikner, Cumberlands (Ky.)

Week 1 (November 25, 2020) 

Women's Wrestler of the Week: Riley Dalrymple, Life (Ga.)

Dalrymple got her freshman season off to a blistering start, recording three falls and two technical falls in her five outings. Two of her pins came against the ranked opponents she faced. In the individual competition she finished 2nd in the 130-pound weight class. 


Invitational Information

NAIA Wrestling Championship

March 12-13, 2021
Jamestown, N.D.