Wrestling: Mount Union's Jordin James Named OAC Wrestler of Week

Jordin James (Photo by Jill Martin)
Jordin James (Photo by Jill Martin)

AUSTINTOWN -- Mount Union junior Jordin James (Bedford) was named Ohio Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week.

James won the 141 pound title at the Mount Union Invitational in his first action of the season this past Saturday.

He won four matches as he started with an 11-2 major decision win over Zach Layne of Bellarmine (Ky.), got a 9-5 win over Brendan Tenney of Lake Erie, had a 16-0 technical fall against Jacob Simpson from West Liberty (W.Va.). In the title match, he edged out Andrew Lieb of Lake Erie, 9-6.

Mount Union next wrestles against Muskingum in an OAC dual Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at Timken Gymnasium.