Maryland's Asper Named ACC Wrestler Of The Week

Nov. 16, 2010

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Maryland 165-pound sophomore Josh Asper has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Wrestler of the Week after capturing the title in his weight class at the Brockport Invitational and defeating a fellow nationally-ranked wrestler in the title match.

The fourth-ranked Asper scored an 11-3 major decision over No. 7 Scott Winston of Rutgers in championship match. Asper, a native of Parkton, Md., reached the title bout with a technical fall (19-4) victory over American's Tanner Shaffer, and major decisions over Army's Jake Vetter (12-2) and Oklahoma's Chase Nelson (17-8).

Asper is 7-0 so far this season with his wins coming via four major decisions, two technical falls and a pin.