Cook honored as Big 12 Wrestler of the Week

IRVING, Texas — South Dakota State 165-pounder Tanner Cook was honored Tuesday as Big 12 Conference Wrestler of the Week after defeating another nationally ranked opponent in convincing fashion.

A junior from Ilion, New York, Cook made quick work of 13th-ranked Bubba Wilson of Nebraska in dual action on Dec. 18, recording a pin in 29 seconds. With his victory, Cook improved to 8-1 on the season, with six of his wins by fall. Five of Cook’s six wins by fall this season have been recorded in less than a minute.

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Jackrabbits’ Cook, Pohlmeyer honored by NWCA

MANHEIM, Pa. – South Dakota State University’s Tanner Cook and Henry Pohlmeyer were honored Thursday as Division I Scholar All-Americans by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.

Both wrestlers qualified for the 2020 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships and have compiled a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 during their collegiate careers.

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