Wisconsin's Graff Takes Home Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Award

Tyler Graff

Tyler Graff

Nov. 26, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Wrestler of the Week
Tyler Graff, Wisconsin
133 pounds – Sr. – Loveland, Colo. – Loveland

  • Recorded six bonus point victories, including four technical falls and two major decisions, en route to the 133-pound title at the Navy Classic
  • Led No. 24 Wisconsin to first place at the Navy Classic in a field of 14 teams
  • Notched technical falls against American’s Esteban Gomez-Rivera (22-7, 7:00), Citadel’s Clarence Arrington (21-5, 3:59), Franklin and Marshall’s Robert Ruiz (23-7, 7:00) and West Virginia’s Gage Swartz (21-4, 3:41)
  • Posted major decisions over Mackenzie McGuire of Kent State (11-3) and No. 17 Nathan Pennesi of West Virginia (16-4) in the championship bout  
  • Currently ranked second in the nation at 133 pounds
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Wrestler of the Week: Cole Schmitt (Jan. 11, 2011)   

2013-14 Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 5                   Taylor Walsh, Jr., IND
Nov. 12                 David Taylor, Sr., PSU
Nov. 19                 David Taylor, Sr., PSU
Nov. 26                 Tyler Graff, Sr., WIS


 

 

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