The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced that senior Justin Kreiter has been named the league's Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 18.
Kreiter, a 2016 All-American and ranked No. 1 at 184, helped lead Luther to a record of 3-1 at the Gator 'Boots' Duals hosted by Luther in Nashville, Tenn., at McGavok High School Dec. 17. Kreiter won all four of his matches by fall improving to 9-1. He pinned Dieondiere Jefferies of Huntingdon College (AL) at 1:44; pinned John Cooper of Adrian College (MI) at 1:20; pinned David Furmato of Delaware Valley University (PA) 3:35; and finished the afternoon with a pin at 1:41 over Ryan Shank of Waynesburg University (PA).
This is the second time this year Kreiter has been selected as wrestling Performer of the Week and the first time he has been named IIAC Athlete of the Week.