2021 UIL State High School Wrestling Qualifiers
Gavin Ramos from Montwood High School Mirna Espinoza from Lamar High School Xander Larsen from Southlake Carroll High School
Woman Wednesday Wrestling Interview with: De'anna Prince from Wayland Baptist University
Welcome to Woman Wednesday a blog section created by American Wrestler as a way to motivate, inspire, and represent Women's Wrestling. Each week we interview an outstanding wrestler to know more about their individual journey & accomplishments. This week we had the pleasure of kicking off our first Woman Wednesday video interview with the amazing De'anna Prince. De'anna is a student-athlete attending Wayland Baptist University where she is wrestling, participating in the dance team, and studying Criminal Justice. What makes De'anna unique to other wrestlers is her determination. Aside from participating in sports and going to school De'anna works two...
Athlete Spotlight - Logan Mantezolo & Coach Carlos Ornelas
Athlete Spotlight has been created as a way to shine light on wrestlers who strive to be great athletes. Today we are happy to be interviewing Byron Nelson High School's state placer, Logan Mantezolo, and head wrestling coach, Carlos Ornelas. Hear what Byron Nelson's athletes are all about through this interview.
Brian Andrews - Athlete Spotlight Q&A
Today's "Athlete Spotlight" goes to Brian Andrews, Brian is Grapevine native currently wrestling at University of Wyoming, his accomplishments vary from being 2020 Big 12 Champion and D1 Qualifier at heavyweight. Being third place in NJCAA for Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and being a three-time Texas State Champion for Grapevine High School in Texas. Get to know Brian more through his American Wrestler Athlete Spotlight Q&A Interview below Q. Let’s begin with getting to know you a bit more. How did you begin your wrestling journey, and for how long have you been wrestling? a. I’m brian Andrews I’m from...
Maya Nelson - Woman Wednesday Q&A
Maya has won a 2017 Junior World title, a 2016 Junior World bronze medal, has been a two-time U23 World Team member, a 2019 Final X runner-up, and a four-time Fargo champion. Maya is currently coaching at Wyoming Seminary Girls Wrestling and is set on being the best coach she can to her students. We are delighted to be interviewing such an outstanding woman and wrestler. We wish Maya the absolute best through her journey as wrestler and coach. Q. Let’s kick off this interview by learning a little bit about yourself, who is Maya Nelson? a. I would describe my self...