Pair of Wrestlers Split Weekly Honors

The Big Ten Conference released its weekly Wrestler of the Week honor Tuesday. The latest award of the season went to a pair of wrestlers. See who took home the honors and what they did to earn it in this post.

Co-Wrestler of the Week: Tony Ramos, Iowa, 133 – So. – Carol Stream, Ill. – Glenbard North

  • Led top-ranked Iowa to wins over No. 7 Illinois (20-13) and in-state rival Iowa State (27-9)
  • Posted a 13-5 major decision over the Illini’s B.J. Futrell, ranked No. 2 in the country, to give the Hawkeyes a three-point lead heading into the final bout of the match
  • Pinned the Cyclones’ Shayden Terukina in 4:32
  • Boasts a No. 2 ranking in this week’s national polls
  • Earns his first weekly award
  • Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Luke Lofthouse (Feb. 21, 2011)

Logan Stieber, Ohio State, 133 – Fr. – Monroeville, Ohio – Monroeville

  • Won the 133-pound title at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational
  • Helped No. 6 Ohio State finish first in the 34-team field
  • Pinned his first three opponents, winning by fall against North Carolina’s Brock Livorio (1:43), Boise State’s Shawn Jones (0:49) and Harvard’s No. 18 Steven Keith (4:40)
  • Earned a 14-6 major decision against 11th-ranked Zach Stevens of Michigan in the semifinals before taking a 10-5 decision over 10th-ranked Aaron Schopp of Edinboro to win the title
  • Currently ranked third nationally at 133 pounds
  • Collects his second weekly award this season
  • Last Ohio State Wrestler of the Week: Logan Stieber (Nov. 8, 2011)


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