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Juniors Ryan Renon and Becky Mayo have been named the college's Muskies of the Week for their performances in action last week. Read about their success below.
Junior Ryan Renon garnered Muskie of the Week honors for the third time after once again showcasing his dominance on the wrestling mat.
Renon, who wrestles in the 165-pound weight class, placed first at the Milwaukee School of Engineering Invite on Dec. 3. He used two major decisions, a pin fall and a technical fall to take the title. Renon's first-place finish helped the team finish fifth out of 11 schools.
The Wrightstown, Wis., native, is ranked seventh in the nation and by d3wrestle.com. He has tallied a 12-1 record this season with his only loss coming to Landon Williams of No. 1-ranked Wartburg College in the championship match at the Concordia Open on Nov. 19.
Renon looks to lead the Muskies in action this week against No. 12 Elmhurst College on Thursday and at the North Central Invite on Saturday.
See what Renon says about his dominant season so far: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFzVT4O730g
Renon is an exercise science major.
Here's a look into Ryan's personality:
TV: "Man vs. Wild"
Q. What style of wrestling do you prefer, Greco-Roman or Freestyle?
Q: What has been your most memorable match this season?
A: The one I lost because it shows what I need to work on.
Q: What's the hardest part about making weight each week?
A: Saying no to Mountain Dew.
Q: What is your favorite Holiday tradition?
A: Baking cookies for Santa.
Junior Becky Mayo garnered Muskie of the Week honors this week for her performance in the Muskies' 71-68 loss at Dominican University on Dec. 3.
The 5-foot-11 forward did all she could in the three point loss. Mayo recorded her first double-double of the season has she scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in 35 minutes of play. "Becky did a phenomenal job inside," said Lakeland College head coach Lindsey Vande Hoef. "She plays really hard and has been willing to learn and improve her game."
The Gladstone, Mich., native is currently averaging 16 points and 10.5 rebounds through four games. She is shooting 37.1 percent from the field and 66.7 percent from the charity stripe.
See what Mayo says about her performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwgME4PAYpE
Mayo is majoring in accounting with a minor in resort management.
Here's a look into Becky's personality:
TV: "Full House"
Movie: "Mighty Macs"
Music: Maroon 5
Q. What is the strongest part of your game?
A: My ability to use both hands to dribble and score
Q: What do you need to work on the most?
A: Staying low and using my power more than my speed
Q: What are you looking forward to most this season?
A: To have a winning season and winning the NAC
Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
A: I'd like to tour Europe because I like to experience new cultures and try new foods