BLOOMSBURG- Dennis Bermudez (Saugerties, NY/ Saugerties) has been named Eastern Wrestling League (EWL) and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Wrestler of the Week for the period ending February 18.
Bermudez, a red-shirt freshman at 157 pounds, posted one of the biggest upsets of the season last Friday night. He earned a 9-7 sudden victory over ninth-ranked Seth Martin of Lock Haven to propel the Huskies to a 24-9 win. On Sunday, against East Stroudsburg, Bermudez added a 5-1 decision over Ben Bishop to help the Huskies to a 30-9 victory. On the season, Bermudez has a 22-15 record with five pins and six major decisions.
It is the second time this season a Bloomsburg wrestler has won both weekly awards. Mike Sees (Northumberland/ Shikellamy) also won both awards for the week ending January 28.
The Huskies will compete at the EWL Championships at Cleveland State University on March 3-4.