Nov. 7, 2007
Wrestler of the Week
Jake Patacsil, Purdue
Sr., 149, Sunrise, Fla. / St. Thomas Aquinas
Patacsil, ranked eighth nationally and one of Purdue's team captains, captured the 149-pound title at the Eastern Michigan Open on Saturday. The junior posted a perfect 5-0 mark to start the year. Patacsil was able to shut out each of his opponents including a trio of 16-0 technical falls and a 1:59 pin. The pin was the 17th of his career which moves him into 16th on the Boilermakers career list. This is Patacsil's first weekly Big Ten honor of his career.
Last Purdue WOW: Nathan Moore (12/19/2006)