Purdue's Fields grabs weekly honor
The Big Ten Conference released its weekly Wrestler of the Week honor Tuesday. The latest award of the season went to Purdue’s Matt Fields. See what he did to earn the award in this post.
Wrestler of the Week: Matt Fields, Purdue, 133 – Sr. – Whiteland, Ind. – Whiteland
- Recorded three pins and a major decision at the Journeymen/Asics Northeast Duals while competing in a fill-in role for Purdue
- Opened the day with an 11-0 major decision over Binghamton’s Patrick Hunter, following with pins against No. 16 Rutgers’ Daniel White (6:32), No. 10 Lehigh’s Chris Dinnien (2:25) and No. 14 American’s Chris Brienza (0:43)
- The senior’s pin against Brienza led the Boilermakers to a 24-22 victory over the Eagles
- Reels in his first weekly award
- Last Purdue Wrestler of the Week: Colton Salazar (Nov. 10, 2009)