Nov. 16, 2010
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Wyoming senior, 149-pound Cole Dallaserra (Butte, Mont./Butte HS) and Air Force sophomore, 141-pound Cole VonOhlen (Jackson, Minn./Jackson County Central HS) have been named the Western Wrestling Conference's Co-Wrestlers of the Week as announced today by the league.
Both Dallaserra and VonOhlen won their brackets at the 38th Annual Cowboy Open this past Saturday in Laramie.
In his season opener, Dallaserra won the Cowboy Open Elite 149-pound title in a stacked weight class that included 2010 All-American Justin Gaethje from Northern Colorado. Dallaserra's path to his second consecutive Cowboy Open title included four wins, an opening match win by fall and a dominant 6-1 finals victory over Josh Kreimier from Air Force.
Dallaserra's opening win of the day, by fall in 6:01 over Northern Colorado's Justin Gonzales, was the 60th of his career.
The league honor is a first for Dallaserra and the third career award for VonOhlen.
The Western Wrestling Conference, entering its fifth year of competition, is comprised of seven schools including the Air Force Academy, North Dakota State, Northern Colorado, Northern Iowa, South Dakota State, Utah Valley and Wyoming.