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Nov 30 Tommy Rowlands named TheMat com Wrestler of the Week for November 23 29

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | Nov. 30, 2010, 6:49 p.m. (ET)
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Tommy Rowlands (Columbus, Ohio/Sunkist Kids) has been named Wrestler of the Week for November 23-29.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

Rowlands earned a win for the U.S. freestyle team during its dual meet against Russia on Saturday in Troy, N.Y.

Rowlands wrestled with control in a two-period win over Kirill Gotovtsev, 2-0, 3-2, at 120 kg/264.5 lbs. Rowlands placed fifth in the 2007 World Championships.

Rowlands has had a strong season. He won the Sunkist Kids International Open and Hargobind International, and placed second in the New York AC International Open.

He trains at the Ohio Regional Training Center in Columbus.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at