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Cannon is GPAC Wrestler of the Week

December 6, 2017, in Athletics, Wrestling

Joey Cannon, a freshman from Chapel Hill, N.C., is the Hauff Mid-America Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Wrestler of the Week for Nov. 27-Dec. 3.

Cannon defeated four opponents, including two by fall, to win the Class B 285 lb. championship at last Saturday’s Buena Vista University Open in Storm Lake, Iowa.

Cannon won a 7-4 decision against Kendall Farr of Midland University, pinned Victor Garcia of Northwestern College in 6:51 in the quarterfinals, won a 1-0 decision against Matthew Wilke of Briar Cliff University in the semifinals and pinned Patrick DePiazza of Ellsworth Community College in 4:23 in the championship match.

Cannon had an 11-4 record with seven falls this season.

The Mustangs will host Hastings College in their first GPAC dual of the season on Friday at 7 p.m.