Brookville Grad Ortz Named Co-PSAC Wrestler of the Week


LOCK HAVEN, Pa. – Taylor Ortz became the latest Clarion wrestler to win a weekly award from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) on Monday, winning PSAC Co-Wrestler of the Week honors for Feb. 19.

(Photo courtesy of Clarion University Athletics)

He joins Gavin Park and Toby Cahill in winning the award this year.

Ortz went 3-0 over the weekend, helping Clarion to a win over Eastern Michigan while also adding victories against opponents from Michigan State and West Virginia. His most impressive win might have been the one against EMU’s Kyle Springer, as Ortz entered the third period of that match trailing 15-6. He proceeded to work Springer for multiple near falls in the third period, eventually taking the lead and dispatching him 22-17. Ortz finishes the regular season with a 24-9 record, including a 12-3 mark in dual matches.


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