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Hokies’ Traxler Named ACC Wrestler of the Week

Orignally published on 2021-12-07 19:05:16 by theacc.com

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Heavyweight Nathan Traxler has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Wrestler of the Week after helping No. 10 Virginia Tech to a pair of wins over ranked teams, including a dramatic sudden victory that lifted the Hokies to an 18-16 road win at No. 3 Missouri.
 
The 14th-ranked Traxler took down No. 13 Zach Elam for a 3-1 overtime win that provided Virginia Tech with its margin of victory versus the homestanding Tigers. The Hokies also romped to a 39-3 neutral-mat win over No. 17 Northern Iowa during their Missouri road swing, with Traxler contributing a 4-3 decision versus Tyrell Gordon.
 
Traxler, a grad student from St. Charles, Illinois, who enrolled at Virginia Tech following a successful four years at Stanford, has scored wins in each of his last three dual matches.

Orignally published on 2021-12-07 19:05:16 by theacc.com

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