COLLEGE WRESTLING: ATHENS GRAD BURKHART NAMED EIWA 'WRESTLER OF THE WEEK' (2022-01-11)

Valley Sports Report
BETHLEHEM — On the heels of the best weekend of his collegiate career, Athens grad A.J. Burkhart, a sophomore on the Lehigh University wrestling team, was named the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) “Wrestler of the Week.”

Burkhart forged a 13-4 major decision over Binghamton’s Sam DePrez on Friday in  17th-ranked Lehigh’s 24-14 win.

On Saturday, Burkhart scored a 7-6 win over Cornell’s Jonathon Loew, who is ranked 13th in the nation at 184 pounds, in Lehigh’s 18-15 win over the 8th-ranked Big Red.

Lehigh hosts Columbia.

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IN PHOTO: A.J. Burkhart.