Feb. 24, 2009
Wrestler of the Week:
Brent Metcalf, Iowa
Jr. - Davison, MI - Davison/Virginia Tech
Rank: 1 - Weight Class: 149
Brent Metcalf garners the final weekly honor of the 2008-09 campaign after extending his winning streak to 61 matches with two Big Ten road wins last weekend. The Hawkeye junior scored a 19-4 technical fall over Indiana's Nick Walpole Friday night and pinned Northwestern's Andrew Nadhir in 4:28 on Sunday afternoon. His performances helped top-ranked Iowa post an undefeated 24-0 dual meet record for the first time since the 1999-2000 season. Metcalf also lead his Hawkeye squad capture the 2009 Big Ten regular season title with a perfect 8-0 mark in conference competition. Metcalf ends the regular season with a perfect 29-0 record. He has pinned 15 opponents and scored bonus points in 27 of his 29 bouts this season.
Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Daniel Dennis (February 10, 2009)