Pair of Wrestlers Split Weekly Honors

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)