Ottawa University’s Micah Miller was named Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Wrestler of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon.
Miller finished the Missouri Valley Invite in eighth place, finishing with a 4-3 record. He competed against five NAIA Top 20 wrestlers in the 174 weight class. Miller defeated Apollo Santos of Menlo in a 4-0 decision. No. 3 Lawton Benna defeated Miller in a fall. Miller then defeated Nickolas Madsen from Morningside in an 8-2 decision. He defeated No. 16 Chase Short from Montana State-Northern in a 5-2 decision. Miller next defeated No. 4 Deandre Chery from Concordia (Neb.) in a 14-7 decision. No. 8 Chase Vincent defeated Miller in a technical fall, 16-0. Miller lost in his final match of the day to No. 14 Dalton Tipton of Missouri Valley in a fall.
The Braves return to action 5 p.m. Saturday against Baker University and Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Wilson Field House.