Iowa's Gilman Collects Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Award

Dec. 31, 2013

Rosemont, Ill. -

Wrestler of the Week
Thomas Gilman, Iowa
125 pounds - Fr. - Council Bluffs, Iowa - Skutt Catholic

  • Posted a 4-0 record en route to the 125-pound crown at the Midlands Championships, including victories over defending NCAA champion Jesse Delgado of Illinois and last year's Midlands' champion Jarrod Garnett, now an assistant coach at Bucknell
  • Earned a major decision over Brown's Bill Waterson (14-4) and decisions over No. 7 Dylan Peterson (6-3) of Northern Iowa, No. 1 Delgado (3-1) and Garnett (6-1)
  • Helped the Hawkeyes score a tournament record 187.5 points to win their 23rd  Midlands title
  • Improved to 9-2 on the year, with his only losses coming from top-five ranked opponents
  • Earns the first weekly award of his career
  • Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Tony Ramos (Feb. 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
Dec. 24                 Ed Ruth, Sr., PSU
Dec. 31                 Thomas Gilman, Fr., IOWA