Iowa's McDonough Earns Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Honors

Feb. 5, 2013

Wrestler of the Week
Matt McDonough, Iowa
125 – Sr. – Marion, Iowa – Linn-Mar

  • Recorded a decision over Penn State’s second-ranked Nico Megaludis (2-1, TB1) in Iowa’s 22-16 win against the Nittany Lions
  • Scored an escape point with four seconds left in the first tiebreak to secure the win
  • Earned his 42nd consecutive victory, tying for the 11th longest streak in program history, and improved to 8-0 against ranked opponents this season
  • Ranked first nationally at 125 pounds
  • Collects his fourth career Wrestler of the Week award and second this season
  • Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Nick Moore (Jan. 29, 2013)

2012-13 Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 6
Tony Dallago, Jr., ILL

Nov. 13
Michael McClure, Jr., MSU

Nov. 20
Matt McDonough, Sr., IOWA

Nov. 27
Daryl Thomas, Sr., ILL

Dec. 4
Logan Stieber, So., OSU

Dec. 11
Derek St. John, Jr., IOWA

Dec. 18
Michael McClure, Jr., MSU

Jan. 2
Robert Kokesh, So., NEB
Jason Welch, Sr., NU

Jan. 8
Ed Ruth, Jr., PSU

Jan. 15
Jon Gingrich, So., PSU

Jan. 22
Scott Schiller, So., MINN

Jan. 29
Nick Moore, So., IOWA



Feb. 5
Matt McDonough, Sr., IOWA