Athlete of the Week: Seth Gross

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Abby Fullenkamp

FILE PHOTO Junior Seth Gross wrestles against Wyoming’s Bryce Meredith during the 141-pound bout Jan. 18. Meredith defeated Gross with a decision of 4-2. Gross won the 133-pound title at the NCAA Devision I Championships March 17 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Andrew Holtan

Year: Junior
Hometown: Apple Valley, Minnesota
Major: Computer Science

The South Dakota State wrestling team participated in the NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament March 15 to 17.

Seth Gross won the 133-weight class and was the first SDSU wrestler to win an NCAA Division I Championship. He defeated Tariq Wilson of North Carolina in the semifinals by pinning him in overtime. In the championship, Gross defeated Stevan Micic of Michigan by decision 13-8.

For this performance Gross is the Collegian Athlete of the Week.