Daxton Gordon – Cal Baptist Athlete of the Week Award

Daxton Gordon (Cal Baptist/Brawley, SD) 2018 NCAA Division II Champion

 

Daxton Gordon earned CBU Athlete of the Week Award by his performance at the Cliff Keen Tournament in Las Vegas,NV, the tournament that is considered the toughest DI tournament in the nation. Daxton defeated 17th-ranked Thomas Thorn of Minnesota  10-5,  Purdue’s Parker Filius 12-5, injury default over Zachary Krause of Brown in 5:22, and then defeated 18th-ranked Russell Rohlfing of Cal State Bakersfield by a major decision.  In order to place Daxton lost to returning All-American Max Thomas of UNI.