Northwestern's Jones Named Wrestler of the Week

Feb. 8, 2011

Big Ten Wrestling Weekly Release

Big Ten Wrestler of the Week
Aaron Jones, Northwestern
Sr. - 184 - Macomb, Ill. - Macomb

Northwestern senior Aaron Jones earns his first career Big Ten Wrestler of the Week award after helping the 17th-ranked Wildcats defeat No. 24 Purdue on Friday. Jones scored a 6-1 decision over seventh-ranked 184-pounder A.J. Kissel, giving the Wildcats three dual points on their way to a 32-6 win. Jones picked up two takedowns in the first two periods and limited Kissel to just one escape point in the bout en route to his first win over a ranked opponent this season. The dual win pushed Northwestern's record to 16-2 overall and 4-2 in Big Ten competition this season.

Last Northwestern Wrestler of the Week: Jake Herbert (Nov. 11, 2008)

2010-11 Big Ten Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 9: Ian Paddock, So., OSU
Nov. 16: Kyle Dooley, So., ILL; Sean Boyle, So., MICH
Nov. 23: Travis Rutt, Jr., WIS
Nov. 30: Paul Young, Sr., IND
Dec. 7: Kellen Russell, Jr., MICH
Dec. 14: Kevin Steinhaus, Fr., MINN
Dec. 21: Tony Dallago, Fr., ILL
Jan. 4: Ed Ruth, Fr., PSU
Jan. 11: Cole Schmitt, So., WIS
Jan. 18: Brandon Zeerip, Fr., MICH
Jan. 25: Cameron Wade, Jr., PSU
Feb. 1: Matt McDonough, So., IOWA
Feb. 8: Aaron Jones, Sr., NU