Iowa's McDonough Tabbed Wrestler of the Week

Iowa's Matt McDonough has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week.

Iowa's Matt McDonough has been named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week.

Jan. 31, 2012

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

  • Defeated Minnesota’s top-ranked 125-pounder Zach Sanders in a 7-1 decision
  • Gave up just one escape point while accumulating 2:56 of riding time en route to his 14th consecutive win
  • Handed Sanders his first loss of the season, helping No. 6 Iowa defeat No. 3 Minnesota, 19-17, in the Gophers’ first conference loss of the year
  • Claimed the No. 1 spot nationally at 125 following the win
  • Collects his second career Wrestler of the Week award and first this season
  • Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Tony Ramos (Jan. 10, 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
Jan. 24: Hunter Stieber, Fr., OSU
Jan. 31: Matt McDonough, Jr., IOWA


 

 

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