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Kelsey Campbell named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for June 28-July 4



Kelsey Campbell (Colorado Springs, Colo./Sunkist Kids) has been named TheMat.com Wrestler of the Week for June 28-July 4.

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.

Campbell won the Women’s Non-Olympic Weights World Team Trials at 59 kg/130 lbs. on Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. She advances to September’s World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

Campbell swept past World Team member Leigh Jaynes in the best-of-3 final-round series. Jaynes had knocked off two-time World Team member Deanna Rix en route to the finals.

Campbell makes her second straight World Team after placing fifth at the 2010 World Championships in Moscow, Russia.

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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