Illinois' Delgado Named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

Feb. 12, 2013

Wrestler of the Week
Jesse Delgado, Illinois
125 – So. – Gilroy, Calif. – Gilroy

  • Recorded a decision over Iowa’s top-ranked Matt McDonough (9-4), becoming the first grappler to defeat McDonough in 43 matches
  • Scored a decision against Northwestern’s Dominick Malone (4-0) in Illinois’ 24-10 win over the Wildcats
  • Moved to No. 3 in this week’s individual rankings after holding No. 5 last week
  • Earns the second conference honor of his career and first this season
  • Last Illinois Wrestler of the Week: Daryl Thomas (Nov. 27, 2012)

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



Feb. 12
Jesse Delgado, So., ILL