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Testa of Clarion named EWL Wrestler of the Week



The EWL "WRESTLER OF THE WEEK" for the week ended February 18, 2001 John Testa of Clarion University Our Eastern Wrestling League "Wrestler of the Week" for the week ended February 18, 2001, is Clarion University heavyweight JOHN TESTA from Newark, Delaware. Big John is one of the Golden Eagle leaders, and he assumed that role last weekend when Clarion ventured south to wrestle dual meets against the two best college teams in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On Friday Testa majored his Virginia Tech opponent 13-2 and on Saturday he majored the University of Virginia's Ryan Painter 10-2. Last year Mr. Painter was Atlantic Coast Conference runner-up at 285 pounds. More important than the individual wins, Clarion won the Virginia Tech meet by a score of 23-21, to finish their EWL dual-meet schedule with a solid 5-2 record, and edged Virginia 19-18, to conclude its season at 11-3 overall. Clarion, under head coach Ken Nellis, has had a very good dual-meet season and now will focus on the EWL and NCAA Tournaments.
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