Kyle Fowler earned the GPAC Wrestler of the Week award for his individual championship at the Central Under Armour Invitational.
Kyle Fowler, a sophomore from Elk Point, S.D., is the Hauff Mid-America Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Wrestler of the Week for Jan. 1-7.
Fowler was the Gold Division 157 lb. individual champion at last Saturday’s Central College Under Armour Invitational to help lead the Mustangs to a second place finish in the team standings. Fowler went 4-0 at the tournament and did not allow a point until he defeated Noah Jackson of North Iowa Area Community College by a 12-5 decision in the championship match.
Fowler advanced to the title bout with a 13-0 major decision against Zion Vaszquez of Wartburg College in the first round, a 9-0 major decision against Brandon Seward of Graceland University in the quarterfinals and a 7-0 decision against Brandon Meyer of Briar Cliff University in the semifinals.
Fowler has a 14-5 record and a nine-match winning streak. Six of the triumphs in the winning streak have come by shutout.
The Mustangs will travel to Jamestown, N.D., on Thursday for a 7 p.m. GPAC dual against the University of Jamestown.