Penn State's Retherford Earns Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Award

Zain Retherford

Dec. 17, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Wrestler of the Week
Zain Retherford, Penn State
141 pounds – Fr. – Benton, Pa. – Benton

  • Posted a sudden victory decision over No. 1 Logan Stieber of Ohio State (4-2)
  • Improved to 11-0 on the year, and handed the previously unbeaten and two-time defending national champion Steiber his first loss of the season
  • Helped the No. 1 Nittany Lions post a 31-6 win over the No. 6 Buckeyes
  • Moved into the No. 2 spot of the 141-pound class after previously being ranked eighth
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Wrestler of the Week: David Taylor (Nov. 19, 2013)   

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
Dec. 3                    Scott Schiller, Jr., MINN
Dec. 10                 Johnni DiJulius, So., OSU
Dec. 17                 Zain Retherford, Fr., PSU