Freeland, Mich. - Junior Zachary Cooper (Chippewa Hills, Mich. / Whitehall) of the Alma College Wrestling team has been named the Wrestler of the Week for the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association.
The transfer was the champion of the 149 lb weight class at the Trine Invitational on Saturday. (Nov. 10). He went 4-0 on the day that included winning by a technical fall, a major decision and two decisions. Cooper won 8-3 in the first-place match to claim 22.5 points for the Scots in their 4thplace finish at Trine.
In his first year with Alma, the junior has dominated, winning all nine of his matches so far. He won first place at the Ben McMullen Open at Muskegon Community College on November 3 and won his bout in the Scots dual with Davenport University on November 1.
Cooper looks to keep his undefeated season alive at the Olivet College duals on Saturday (Nov. 17). Competition begins at 10 a.m.