Iowa Earns Wrestler of the Week Honor

Feb. 7, 2017

Wrestler of the Week

Thomas Gilman, Iowa

125 pounds – Sr. – Council Bluffs, Iowa – Skutt Catholic

  • Led the third-ranked Hawkeyes to wins over No. 13 Minnesota and No. 16 Wisconsin
  • Defeated Jens Lantz of Wisconsin with a 21-8 major decision before claiming victory over sixth-ranked Ethan Lizak of Minnesota with a pin at 5:58
  • After trailing 0-8 against Lizak, rallied to pull within two points before earning the pin to clinch the dual for the Hawkeyes
  • Earns the third Wrestler of the Week Award of his career
  • Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Thomas Gilman (Jan. 3, 2017)

2016-17 Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 8: Connor Medbery, Sr., WIS

Nov. 15: Connor Medbery, Sr., WIS

Nov. 22: Kyle Snyder, Jr., OSU

Nov. 29: Brett Pfarr, Sr., MINN

Dec. 6: Logan Massa, Fr., MICH

Dec. 13: Anthony Rubinetti, Fr., NU

Dec. 20: Drew Hughes, Fr., MSU

Jan. 3:    Thomas Gilman, Sr., IOWA

                Ethan Lizak, So., MINN

Jan. 10: Jason Nolf, So., PSU

Jan. 17: Stevan Micic, Fr., MICH

Nathan Tomasello, Jr., OSU

Jan. 24: Bo Nickal, So., PSU

Jan. 31: Isaac Jordan, Sr., WIS

Feb. 7: Thomas Gilman, Sr., IOWA