Penn State's Ruth Takes Home Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Award

Dec. 24, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Wrestler of the Week
Ed Ruth, Penn State
184 pounds – Sr. – Harrisburg, Pa. – Susquehanna Township  

  • Posted a major decision over second-ranked Ethen Lofthouse of Iowa (12-4)
  • Helped the No. 1 Nittany Lions to a 24-12 road win over the No. 3 Hawkeyes
  • Improved to 12-0 on the year, which includes three pins, five technical falls and four major decisions
  • The two-time defending NCAA champion remained the top-ranked wrestler at 184 pounds
  • Earns the fourth weekly award of his career
  • Last Penn State Wrestler of the Week: Zain Retherford (Dec. 17, 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
Dec. 24                 Ed Ruth, Sr., PSU