CHICAGO – University of Chicago wrestler Cole Riemer received Athlete of the Week honors from the University Athletic Association (UAA) on Monday.
Riemer went a perfect 3-0 at the 2019 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) National Duals on Friday. He scored two major decisions versus Centenary University (10-2) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (17-3). The first-year's most impressive result was a 7-5 decision over Augsburg University's Alex Wilson – the No. 1-ranked wrestler in the nation at 149 pounds.
Riemer owns a 15-4 record on the season. The Maroons went 2-2 as a team at the NWCA National Duals with wins over Centenary (23-15) and No. 20-ranked WPI (23-21) and losses to No. 1-ranked Augsburg (36-3) and No. 9-ranked York College (26-17).