Wrestling’s Kyle Shoop named EWL Freshman of of the Week

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Kyle Shoop (Boiling Springs, Pa./Boiling Springs) of the Lock Haven University wrestling team has been named the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) Freshman of the Week. Shoop was 6-0 last week and outscored his opponents 77-1.

The 149-pounder grabbed a pair of key wins in two different dual matches, both Lock Haven wins. He rounded out the undefeated week with a 4-0 run and title at the Mat-Town Open II Tournament Sunday.

In LHU’s 27-12 win over Clarion (Feb. 2), Shoop won by tech fall, 15-0 (6:40) over Jake Keller. After the dual started at 174 pounds, Shoop’s tech fall clinched The Haven’s team victory.

The next day, Lock Haven rolled by Sacred Heart, 45-3, and again Shoop was a winner, thanks to a 6-1 decision over Alex Harnsberger.

Shoop rounded out a busy week with a title at the Mat-Town Open II Tournament on Sunday. He went 4-0 with all four wins coming against NCAA Division I opponents. Of the four wins, the first three came by way of tech fall and over the run of four straight wins to the title, Shoop outscored his opponents a combined 56-0.

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