Illinois' Terrazas, Iowa's Ramos Named Big Ten Co-Wrestler of the Week

Iowa's Tony Ramos (pictured) and Illinois' Eric Terrazas have been named Big Ten Co-Wrestler of the Week.

Jan. 10, 2012

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)

2011-12 Big Ten Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 8: Logan Stieber, Fr., OSU
Nov. 15: B.J. Futrell, Jr., ILL
Nov. 22: Kevin Steinhaus, So., MINN
Nov. 29: Matt Fields, Sr., PUR
Dec. 6: Tony Ramos, So., IOWA; Logan Stieber, Fr., OSU
Dec. 13: Robert Kokesh, Fr., NEB
Dec. 20: Bryan Pearsall, Jr., PSU
Jan. 3: David Taylor, So., PSU
Jan. 10: Eric Terrazas, Sr., ILL; Tony Ramos, So., IOWA