Iowa's McDonough Earns Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Honors

Iowa's Matt McDonough collects his fourth career Wrestler of the Week award and second this season.

Iowa's Matt McDonough collects his fourth career Wrestler of the Week award and second this season.

Feb. 5, 2013

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

  • Recorded a decision over Penn State's second-ranked Nico Megaludis (2-1, TB1) in Iowa's 22-16 win against the Nittany Lions
  • Scored an escape point with four seconds left in the first tiebreak to secure the win
  • Earned his 42nd consecutive victory, tying for the 11th longest streak in program history, and improved to 8-0 against ranked opponents this season
  • Ranked first nationally at 125 pounds
  • Collects his fourth career Wrestler of the Week award and second this season
  • Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Nick Moore (Jan. 29, 2013)

2012-13 Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 6
Tony Dallago, Jr., ILL

Nov. 13
Michael McClure, Jr., MSU

Nov. 20
Matt McDonough, Sr., IOWA

Nov. 27
Daryl Thomas, Sr., ILL

Dec. 4
Logan Stieber, So., OSU

Dec. 11
Derek St. John, Jr., IOWA

Dec. 18
Michael McClure, Jr., MSU

Jan. 2
Robert Kokesh, So., NEB
Jason Welch, Sr., NU

Jan. 8
Ed Ruth, Jr., PSU

Jan. 15
Jon Gingrich, So., PSU

Jan. 22
Scott Schiller, So., MINN

Jan. 29
Nick Moore, So., IOWA

Feb. 5
Matt McDonough, Sr., IOWA