Illinois' Dallago Named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week
Dec. 21, 2010
Big Ten Wrestler of the Week
Illinois redshirt freshman Tony Dallago earns his first Big Ten Wrestler of the Week award after helping the No. 9 Illini to a Big Ten dual win over No. 15 Purdue on Sunday. Dallago, ranked 15th in the nation at 184 pounds, pinned eighth-ranked A.J. Kissel in 2:59 to give Illinois six points and its first lead of the match at 12-7. The Illini remained in front after Dallago's pin, earning a 26-15 win over the Boilermakers to improve to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in Big Ten competition. Dallago's first career victory over a top-10 opponent pushes his record to 11-5 on the season.
Last Illinois Wrestler of the Week: Kyle Dooley (Nov. 16, 2010)
2010-11 Big Ten Wrestlers of the Week