Central’s Akeo picked as league’s male athlete of the week

By Joe Flaherty, Central Sports Information

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PELLA— A 5-0 week by Central College's 133-pound wrestler Shandon Akeo (junior, Honolulu, Hawaii, Kapolei HS) earned the junior the American Rivers Conference male athlete of the week honors.

            Akeo was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Milwaukee School of Engineering Invitational after going 4-0 Saturday. He won the individual title with a 14-5 major decision in the final. He also had an 18-2 technical fall victory in a dual against Augustana College Thursday night.

            Central competes for the final time in 2019 with a home dual against Nebraska Wesleyan University on Thursday night at 7 p.m. inside P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium.