Boys Athlete of the Week: Conan Schuster, Loyola, wrestling

  • Conan Schuster, Loyola, wrestler, is The Baltimore Sun's Boys Athlete of the Week for Jan. 2, 2013.
Conan Schuster, Loyola, wrestler, is The Baltimore Sun's… (Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore…)
January 01, 2013

The senior dominated the 170-pound class at the Mount Mat Madness tournament at UMBC this weekend, pinning all five of his opponents in the first period to become the Dons' first-ever individual champion at the prestigious event. Schuster, who is ranked No. 2 in the weight class by the Maryland State Wrestling Association, closed out the impressive outing with a 57-second fall against Huntingtown's No. 7-ranked Colton Rowe in Saturday's title bout. He is 14-0 on the season with all of his wins coming by pins — 13 in the first period. The Dons' captain has a 120-25 career mark. He is considering the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where his older brother and former Loyola standout, Colin, is wrestling.

Others considered: BJ Andrews, McDonogh, basketball; Logan Breitenbach, Archbishop Spalding, wrestling; Jack Clark, McDonogh, wrestling; Maury Sell, Pikesville, indoor track and field; Julian Woods, Century, indoor track and field.

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