Minnesota's Ness Takes Home Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Award

Feb. 11, 2014

Rosemont, Ill. -

Wrestler of the Week
Dylan Ness, Minnesota
157 – Jr. – Bloomington, Minn. – John F. Kennedy  

  • Pinned No. 4 Dylan Alton of Penn State in 5:23, giving Alton his first loss of the season
  • Picked up six crucial points for the No. 2 Gophers en route to a 18-17 team win over the top-ranked Nittany Lions
  • Helped Minnesota to a share of the Big Ten Dual Meet Championship, its second in the last three years
  • Moved into the No. 5 spot of the 157-pound weight class after previously being ranked eighth  
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Minnesota Wrestler of the Week: Sam Brancale (Jan. 28, 2014)

2013-14 Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 5                   Taylor Walsh, Jr., IND
Nov. 12                 David Taylor, Sr., PSU
Nov. 19                 David Taylor, Sr., PSU
Nov. 26                 Tyler Graff, Sr., WIS
Dec. 3                   Scott Schiller, Jr., MINN
Dec. 10                 Johnni DiJulius, So., OSU
Dec. 17                 Zain Retherford, Fr., PSU
Dec. 24                 Ed Ruth, Sr., PSU
Dec. 31                 Thomas Gilman, Fr., IOWA
Jan. 7                    Adam Chalfant, Sr., IND
                            David Taylor, Sr., PSU
Jan. 14                  Tony Ramos, Sr., IOWA
                            Mike McMullan, Jr., NU
Jan. 21                  Adam Coon, Fr., MICH
Jan. 28                  Sam Brancale, Fr., MINN
Feb. 4                    Mike McMullan, Jr., NU
Feb. 11                  Dylan Ness, Jr., MINN