Ohio State's Stieber, Penn State's Ruth Earn Weekly Wrestling Honors

Ohio State's Logan Stieber (pictured) and Penn State's Ed Ruth have been named Big Ten Co-Wrestler of the Week.

Jan. 17, 2012

Co-Wrestler of the Week
Logan Stieber, Ohio State
133 – Fr. – Monroeville, Ohio – Monroeville 

  • Pinned Purdue’s eighth-ranked Cashe Quiroga in 1:12 in No. 8 Ohio State’s 27-10 victory against the Boilermakers
  • Holds an 18-1 overall record this season with 15 bonus-point victories
  • Ranked fourth in the country at 133 pounds
  • Reels in his third weekly award this season
  • Last Ohio State Wrestler of the Week: Logan Stieber (Dec. 6, 2011)

Ed Ruth, Penn State
174 – So. – Harrisburg, Pa. – Susquehanna Township 

  • Posted two technical fall wins over the weekend, pushing No. 3 Penn State to dominating road wins over No. 17 Northwestern and Wisconsin
  • Defeated Northwestern’s ninth-ranked Lee Munster, 18-3 (5:37), helping the Nittany Lions take a 38-3 win over the Wildcats
  • Posted a 17-2 (5:37) technical fall against Wisconsin’s Scott Liegel en route to Penn State’s 43-0 shutout of the Badgers
  • Ranked second nationally at 174 pounds
  • Takes home his second career weekly award and first this season
  • Last Penn State Wrestler of the Week: David Taylor (Jan. 3, 2012)

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
Jan. 17: Logan Stieber, Fr., OSU; Ed Ruth, So., PSU