Rusak Named CAA Wrestler of the Year
April 16, 2002
Norfolk, VA-Old Dominion senior Jeff Rusak (Reading, PA) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Wrestler of the Year in voting by the conference coaches. Rusak finished the season 35-2 with 19 pins and advanced to the NCAA National Championship for the fourth straight season.
Rusak went undefeated during the regular season and also finished his collegiate career undefeated in duals (54-0). His resume for this season includes titles at Mat-Town, the Virginia Intercollegiate Championships and another title at 174 in the CAA Championship. He was also a three-time CAA wrestler of the week during the regular season.
Hofstra's Chris Skretkowicz was named the CAA Rookie of the Year and Hofstra's Tom Ryan and Drexel's Jack Childs were named the CAA Co-Coaches of the Year.