The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced that Luther College senior Jamal Vaughns (Opelika, Ala.) has been named the league's Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 17.
Vaughns (174) posted a record of 4-0 at the Gator 'Boots' Duals that were hosted by Luther at McGavock High School, Nashville, Tenn., Saturday, Dec. 16. All four of his matches ended in the first period, two by fall and the other two by technical fall.
In Luther's opening round 45-3 victory over Lakeland University (Wis.), Vaughns defeated Mason Lind by technical fall (16-0, 2:04). Vaughns followed with a technical fall over Robbie McKenna of Huntingdon College (Ala.) 16-0, 2:12. Luther won the match 34-11. In the final two matches, Vaughn pinned Husam Alabed of UW-Oshkosh (1:29) and Jacob Sherrill of University of Ozarks (0:57). Luther defeated UW-Oshkosh 31-9 and University of Ozarks 36-8.