UTC's Gutierrez Named SoCon Wrestler Of The Week
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga sophomore Fabian Gutierrez is the Southern Conference Wrestler of the Week, the league office announced today. Gutierrez opened the season by winning the 125-pound Open Division at the Hokie Open this weekend.
Gutierrez, a native of Commerce City, Colorado, picked up four victories on the way to his first open division title. He earned a 6-4 decision win over Campbell’s Korbin Meink, a 6-1 decision win over Elijah Oliver of Indiana University and a pin against Joey Melendez of North Carolina.
He then went on to beat teammate and preseason All-SoCon selection, Alonzo Allen by a pin to win the 125-weight class.
Up next for the Mocs is the first home dual of the season on Sunday, Nov.
11, against No. 21 North Carolina. Match time is set for 2:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) in Maclellan Gym and tickets are on sale now on GoMocs.com.