Iowa Earns Wrestler of the Week Honors
Jan. 3, 2018


Wrestler of the Week
Michael Kemerer, Iowa
157 pounds – So. – Murrysville, Pa. – Franklin Regional

• Led the Hawkeyes to their 27th team title at the 2017 Ken Kraft Midlands at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill.
• Went 6-0 with four falls, one technical fall and a 5-2 decision against Arizona State’s No. 7 Josh Shields in the finals to win the 157-pound title
• Earned his second straight Midlands title and improved to 13-0 on the season
• Claimed an individual award for most falls in the least amount of time (four in 9:54)
• Earns the second Wrestler of the Week award of his career
• Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Michael Kemerer (Nov. 28, 2017)

2017-18 Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 7: Javier Gasca, Sr., MSU
Nov. 14: Adam Coon, Sr., MICH/Te'Shan Campbell, Jr., OSU
Nov. 21: Youssif Hemida, Jr., MD
Nov. 28: Michael Kemerer, So., IOWA
Dec. 5: Alec Pantaleo, Jr., MICH/Kollin Moore, So., OSU
Dec. 12: Alex Marinelli, Fr., IOWA
Dec. 19: Patrick Gerish, Jr., MD
Jan. 3: Michael Kemerer, So., IOWA