Wisconsin's Rutt Named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week
Nov. 23, 2010
Big Ten Wrestler of the Week
Wisconsin's Travis Rutt takes home Big Ten Wrestler of the Week laurels after winning four bouts, including three over ranked opponents, in the fourth-ranked Badgers' four dual wins over the weekend. Rutt, ranked 12th in the country at 184 pounds, started the weekend with an 8-6 decision over No. 16 Andrew Saunders of UNC Greensboro in Wisconsin's 34-12 dual win on Friday. The junior followed with three wins on Sunday at the ACC Challenge, including a 9-1 major decision over 11th-ranked Tommy Spellman of No. 19 Virginia Tech, an 8-3 decision against North Carolina's Antonio Giorgio and a 13-6 decision over No. 15 Jason McCroskey of Tennessee-Chattanooga. The weekly award marks the first of Rutt's career.
Last Wisconsin Wrestler of the Week: Trevor Brandvold (Feb. 9, 2010)
2010-11 Big Ten Wrestlers of the Week