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Prairie Farms Student-Athlete of the Week

Prairie Farms Student-Athlete of the Week

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE Athletics has joined with Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc., to take time each week to honor a Cougar student-athlete who excels both in competition and in the classroom.

This week's honoree is SIUE wrestler Tommy Helton. The sophomore from Elmhurst, Illinois, is pursuing a bachelor's degree in special education and has a grade point average of 3.33.

Helton, who wrestles in the heavyweight class division, defeated Brandon Streck from Indiana 6-2 to open up the season. He also has a win over Austin Weldon of Ouachita Baptist 15-0 at the Lindenwood Open.

SIUE wrestling will play host to the Cougar Clash Sunday at the Vadalabene Center.

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