Athlete of the Week: Martin Mueller


Abby Fullenkamp

ABBY FULLENKAMP Sophomore Martin Mueller celebrates pinning Wyoming’s Chaz Polson Jan. 18. The Jacks have won 10 duals in a row and will host Iowa State at 1 p.m. Feb. 4.

Andrew Holtan

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Rapid City, South Dakota
Major: Exercise Science

The No. 12 ranked South Dakota State wrestling team defeated Oklahoma 22-13 Sunday. It was the 10th win in a row for the Jacks and they improved to 10-2 overall and 5-0 in the Big 12.

With Jacks trailing 13-12, Martin Mueller won the 184-pound match 14-1 and SDSU never looked back. For this performance, Mueller has been named The Collegian Athlete of the Week.

Up next, the Jacks will host Iowa State at 1 p.m. Feb. 4 at Frost Arena in Brookings.