Pair of wrestlers named Pioneer Energy OUA athletes of the week

Pair of wrestlers named Pioneer Energy OUA athletes of the week
HAMILTON, Ont. -The following athletes have been named Pioneer Energy Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Athletes of the Week for the period ending February 17, 2014.

Each Pioneer Energy OUA Athlete of the Week will receive a gift card and a dri-fit T-shirt, courtesy of Pioneer Energy.

FEMALE: Brianne Barry, Western Mustangs, Wrestling

Brianne Barry, a Social Sciences student, helped the Mustangs women’s wrestling team win the OUA women;s wrestling championship on Saturday as they dethroned the six-time defending champion Brock Badgers. The London, Ont., native won her fifth straight OUA gold medal after going undefeated in the 55kg weight class and also earned her second OUA most outstanding wrestler award.

MALE: Tyson Frost, Guelph Gryphons, Wrestling

Fourth-year Tyson Frost from Thunder Bay, Ont. was named the OUA’s most outstanding wrestler after claiming gold in the 82 kilogram weight class and leading his team to the men’s OUA championship banner this weekend hosted by York. The Sociology student posted a perfect 3-0 mark in the round robin and a 3-1 win over former CIS champion Matrixx Ferreira from Brock in the championship finals.