Nicholson Earns Second-Straight CAA Wrestler of the Week Honor
By ODU Athletics
Jan. 18, 2011
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - James Nicholson earned his second-straight Colonial Athletic Association Wrestler of the Week honor and his fourth overall, the CAA announced Tuesday. He shared the honor with Binghamton's Nate Schiedel and Hofstra's Vince Varela.
Nicholson, ranked No. 4 at the 125 pound weight class, went 4-0 at the CAA Duals on Saturday. He recorded three pins, with only one of those pins going past the first round, and defeated No. 16 Steve Bonanno of Hofstra, 8-3.
The Des Moines, Iowa native is 21-0 on the season, including a 5-0 mark against ranked opponents.
Nicholson and the Monarchs host George Mason at the Ted Constant Center on Sunday, Jan. 23 in the squads home opener.