Ohio State and Penn State Earn Wrestler of the Week Honors
Jan. 16, 2018


Co-Wrestlers of the Week
Nathan Tomasello, Ohio State
126 pounds – Sr. – Parma, Ohio – Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy

• Recorded a victory over a top-five opponent to lead the Buckeyes to a conference win over Minnesota
• Defeated No. 4 Ethan Lizak of Minnesota by an 18-3 technical fall for his first top-25 win of the season
• Improved to 2-0 overall
• The three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns the fourth Wrestler of the Week award of his career and first of the season
• Last Ohio State Wrestler of the Week: Kollin Moore (Dec. 5, 2017)

Vincenzo Joseph, Penn State
165 pounds – So. – Pittsburgh, Pa. – Central Catholic

• Went 2-0 on the weekend, including a ranked opponent, to lead the Nittany Lions to conference victories over No. 4 Michigan and Michigan State
• Defeated No. 5 Logan Massa of Michigan by a 12-3 major decision on Friday night in Ann Arbor
• Notched a first period pin (2:48) over Spartans’ Austin Hiles in East Lansing
• Earns the first Wrestler of the Week award of his career
• Last Penn State Wrestler of the Week: Bo Nickal (Feb. 21, 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
Jan. 9: Emery Parker, Jr., ILL
Jan. 16: Nathan Tomasello, Sr., OSU/Vincenzo Joseph, So., PSU