staff, staff, January 10, 2012

The Big Ten Conference released its weekly Wrestler of the Week honor Tuesday. The latest award of the season was split between Illinois' Eric Terrazas and Iowa's Tony Ramos. See what the two grapplers did this past week to earn the honors in this post.

Co-Wrestler of the Week: Eric Terrazas, Illinois, 149 - Sr. - Wheaton, Ill. - North

  • Won bouts in all three of No. 7 Illinois? duals, including two over top-10 opponents, to lead the Fighting Illini to a 3-0 record for the week
  • Earned a 10-4 decision against Purdue?s seventh-ranked Ivan Lopouchanski to push Illinois to a 24-9 win over the Boilermakers
  • Posted a 16-1 (6:02) technical fall against Lock Haven?s Owen Wilkinson en route to the Illini?s 38-6 win
  • Defeated fourth-ranked Eric Grajales of Michigan by 6-3 decision in Illinois? 31-9 win over the eighth-ranked Wolverines
  • Moved to No. 10 in this week?s individual rankings after holding No. 14 last week
  • Collects the first weekly Big Ten honor of his career
  • Last Illinois Wrestler of the Week: B.J. Futrell (Nov. 15, 2011)

Tony Ramos, Iowa, 133 - So. - Carol Stream, Ill. - Glenbard North

  • Took down Oklahoma State?s top-ranked Jordan Oliver by a 4-3 overtime decision, handing Oliver his first loss in 39 matches
  • Gave top-ranked Iowa three crucial points in a tiebreaker 17-16 loss to the No. 2 Cowboys
  • Pinned Indiana?s Joe Duca in 3:57 to help the Hawkeyes earn a 26-12 win over the Hoosiers
  • Earns his second weekly award this season
  • Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Tony Ramos (Dec. 6, 2011)