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Apr 01 Brittney Roberts named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | April 01, 2013, 4:14 p.m. (ET)
Brittney Roberts (Santa Fe, Texas/Oklahoma City University) has been named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week.

Each week, TheMat.com 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.

Roberts won a gold medal at 72 kg/158.5 lbs. and was named Outstanding Wrestler at the University Women's Nationals held at Oklahoma City University on Saturday in Oklahoma City.

Roberts qualified for the U.S. University World Team, which will compete in the World University Games in Kazan, Russia, July 10-16.

Roberts defeated long-time rival Julia Salata in the championship finals, 7-0, 2-0. Salata defeated Roberts in the finals of the 2012 University Nationals.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at csesker@usawrestling.org
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