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Mary Kelly named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for March 20-26

Craig Sesker USA Wrestling
03/28/2007


Mary Kelly (Colorado Springs, Colo./New York AC) has been named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for March 20-26.

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. The announcement will be made each week on Wednesday.

Kelly knocked off a pair of past World champions at 48 kg/105.5 lbs. as the United States women's freestyle team placed fifth at the World Cup on March 22-23 in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

Kelly defeated World champion Xueceng Ren of China 3-1, 2-1 and downed World champion Brigitte Wagner of Germany 5-0, 1-0. Kelly went 2-1 in the dual-meet event.

Kelly was a 2006 U.S. World Team member.

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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