Meijer Athlete of the Week: Taylor Dean – Pennfield
As we enter the Regionals in Wrestling for teams and individuals, one city team advanced to today's team regional action. The Pennfield Panthers will be in Lake Odessa for their Division 3 meet tonight, with one of their leaders wrestling Saturday in the individual regional in Allendale. Junior Taylor Dean has been one of the key grapplers this season for the Panthers.
After wrestling in the 215 weight class his first two years and reaching the regional stage both years, Taylor enters this weekend's action at 40-2 in the heavyweight 285 class. He's ranked 10th among other Division 3 wrestlers statewide according to michigangrappler.com. Taylor has compiled an 88-37 record in his three years with the Panthers.
Nominate your student-athlete to become our next next Meijer Athlete of the Week! We announce them Wednesday mornings during the Richard Piet Show. All winners will receive a plaque for their accomplishment, courtesy of Recognition, Inc.