Carson Manville (Shakopee, Minn.) has been selected as TheMat.com Athlete of the Week on June 20, 2017.
Manville went 13-0 and outscored his opponents 145-9 in four days of competition at last weekend’s Cadet National Duals, assisting the Minnesota Storm to a Greco-Roman national title and a runner-up finish in freestyle.
Competing at primarily 126 pounds, Manville claimed six wins in Greco action, all by technical fall to outscore his opponents, 68-2. In freestyle, he recorded seven wins with six tech falls and one pin, collecting 77 points over his opponents, while giving up just seven.
In Minnesota’s Greco championship dual, Manville’s bonus points early in the match helped stave off a big comeback from Illinois. He took out Fabian Lopez with a 13-2 tech fall. It was the only points he surrendered in Greco. Minnesota Storm won the dual, 40-38. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org