Mount Union's Derick Hesson Named OAC Wrestler of the Week

Derick Hesson
Derick Hesson

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio -- Mount Union's Derick Hesson (Dexter City/Caldwell) has been named Ohio Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week.

Hesson posted five wins and led the Purple Raiders to an eighth place finish at the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals this past weekend.  

Hesson is ranked second in the nation in the 285-pound weight class and included in his five wins were a pin against No. 3 ranked Corey Anderson of Wisconsin-Whitewater and a decision over No. 6 ranked William Mayer of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Mount Union is home this weekend hosting Jamestown (N.Y.) Community College in a dual Saturday night at 6 pm then hosting the Mount Union Open Sunday starting at 10am at the McPherson Academic and Atheltic Complex.