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Jack Mueller is the ACC Co-wrestler of the Week

Jack Mueller who wrestles for Virgina was Co-ACC Wrestler of the Week.  Making this the first time Texas has had 2 D1 wrestlers be wrestlers of the week in their conference.  Bo Nickal was the Big Ten conference wrestler of the week.

Mueller who was going to redshirt this season but made his debut at Missouri.  Mueller is undefeated thus far and all his wins at the South Beach Duals were with bonus points.

Below is the story from the ACC.com story

NC State’s Hidlay, Virginia’s Mueller recognized

GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – The Atlantic Coast Conference has recognized NC State 157-pound sophomore Hayden Hidlay and Virginia 125-pound junior Jack Mueller as conference Co-Wrestlers of the Week after each went unbeaten while turning in impressive performances in the South Beach Duals and regular-season matches.

The ACC Wrestler of the Week honor is the second of the season for the Wolfpack’s Hidlay, while Mueller – who saw his first collegiate action of the season on Dec. 20 – was honored for the first time. Hidlay enters this week ranked No. 4 nationally in his weight class by InterMat, while Mueller holds a No. 5 ranking.

Hidlay picked up his second top-10 win of the season this past Sunday with a 7-2 decision over No. 8 Ke-Shawn Hayes of Ohio State. The Lewistown, Pennsylvania, native scored both of the takedowns in the match – one in the second period and another in the third.

Hidlay’s effort against the Buckeyes came after he went 4-0 at the South Beach Duals at Ft. Lauderdale, outscoring his foes 61-16 and notching three bonus-point wins. The latter efforts included two wins by technical fall and one by major decision.

Mueller returned to the lineup against sixth-ranked Missouri after initially planning to take a redshirt season after competing at the U23 World Games. His first five matches since have all been bonus-point victories, including four consecutive wins by pinfall to start his collegiate season.  All of the Dallas native’s pins came in the first period in a combined 7:44 of match time.

Mueller, a returning and All-American and former ACC Freshman of the Year, tallied 28 dual points for the Cavaliers in his first five matches, helping Virginia to a 3-2 record in a stretch that included three duals versus nationally-ranked foes.