Illinois and Michigan Earn Weekly Wrestling Honors
Nov. 16, 2010
PARK RIDGE, Ill. - Illinois' Kyle Dooley and Michigan's Sean Boyle have been named Big Ten Co-Wrestlers of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Both Dooley and Boyle defeated ranked wrestlers in dual-meet wins over the weekend.
Big Ten Co-Wrestlers of the Week
Kyle Dooley, Illinois
Illinois' Kyle Dooley reels in his first Big Ten weekly accolade after scoring a 7-3 decision over No. 11 Missouri's Dan Gonsor, helping the 10th-ranked Illini to an 18-13 win over the Tigers on Friday. Dooley's win over Gonsor, who entered the dual as the 20th-ranked 157-pounder in the country, marked his first over a ranked opponent. The decision extended Illinois' lead to 12-3 halfway through the meet, putting the Illini in good position to win their first dual of the season.
Last Illinois Wrestler of the Week: Jimmy Kennedy (Dec. 2, 2008)
Sean Boyle, Michigan
Sean Boyle takes home Co-Wrestler of the Week honors after helping No. 18 Michigan to a 17-15 win over No. 14 Pittsburgh on Sunday. Boyle earned a crucial win for the Wolverines at 125 pounds, notching an 8-5 decision over 14th-ranked Anthony Zanetta in the second-to-last bout to bring Michigan within two points at 15-13. A major decision in the final bout would then give the Wolverines the win, their first of the season. The weekly award marks the first of Boyle's career.
Last Michigan Wrestler of the Week: Steve Luke (Dec. 9, 2008)
2010-11 Big Ten Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 9: Ian Paddock, So., OSU