Rusak Named CAA Wrestler of the Week for Third Time

March 05, 2002
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

March 5, 2002

Norfolk, VA-Old Dominion senior grappler Jeff Rusak (Reading, PA) has been named the CAA Wrestler of the Week for the third time this season following his outstanding performance against George Mason.

Rusak pinned GMU's P.J. Ross to finish the season undefeated with a 30-0 record and 16 pins. The victory also capped off a four-year unbeaten streak in duals which saw him take 54 straight victories and no defeats. He is ranked fourth nationally.

Also taking weekly honors from the CAA were wrestlers Rob Becker and Brian Smith of George Mason. Becker shares the weekly honor with Rusak and Smith picked up the conference rookie of the week award.

The Monarchs ended the season with five straight wins to finish 6-9, 2-3 CAA. They will be in action this week at the CAA Championship in Harrisonburg, VA.