Iowa and Michigan Earn Wrestler of the Week Honors
Feb. 13, 2018


Co-Wrestlers of the Week
Alex Marinelli, Iowa
165 pounds - Fr. - Miamisburg, Ohio - St. Paris Graham
  • Handed top-ranked and NCAA defending champion Vincenzo Joseph of Penn State his first loss of the season to end his 23-match winning streak 
  • Trailing 5-3, Marinelli took Joseph from his feet to back for a six-point move in the third period to seal the win in front of an NCAA indoor dual meet record crowd of 15,998
  • Improved to 13-0 on the season with seven wins over ranked opponents and five wins over top-10 opponents
  • Earns the second Wrestler of the Week award of his career 
  • Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Spencer Lee (Jan. 23, 2018)

Adam Coon, Michigan
Heavyweight - Sr. - Fowlerville, Mich. - Fowlerville

  • Picked up a pair of victories in Michigan's dual meets against Michigan State and Ohio State to remain undefeated (22-0) this season
  • Handed Ohio State's top-ranked Kyle Snyder, a two-time NCAA champion, Olympic champion and two-time world champion, his first loss since 2015 by a 3-1 decision in the final bout on Sunday night
  • Earned a first-period fall against Michigan State's Christian Rebottaro - his ninth pin of the season
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns the fourth Wrestler of the Week Award of his career and second of the season
  • Last Michigan Wrestler of the Week: Kevin Beazley (Jan. 30, 2018)

2017-18 Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 7: Javier Gasca, Sr., MSU
Nov. 14: Adam Coon, Sr., MICH/Te'Shan Campbell, Jr., OSU
Nov. 21: Youssif Hemida, Jr., MD
Nov. 28: Michael Kemerer, So., IOWA
Dec. 5: Alec Pantaleo, Jr., MICH/Kollin Moore, So., OSU
Dec. 12: Alex Marinelli, Fr., IOWA
Dec. 19: Patrick Gerish, Jr., MD
Jan. 3: Michael Kemerer, So., IOWA
Jan. 9: Emery Parker, Jr., ILL
Jan. 16: Nathan Tomasello, Sr., OSU/Vincenzo Joseph, So., PSU
Jan. 23: Spencer Lee, Fr., IOWA
Jan. 30: Kevin Beazley, Sr., MICH
Feb. 6: Anthony Cassar, So., PSU
Feb. 13: Alex Marinelli, Fr., IOWA/Adam Coon, Sr., MICH


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