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Iowa and Ohio State Claim Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Award

Big Ten Wrestler of the week

Co-Wrestlers of the Week

Brandon Sorensen, Iowa
149 pounds – Fr. – Cedar Falls, Iowa – Denver

• Defeated No. 2 Josh Kindig of Oklahoma State, 6-1, to help No. 1 Iowa defeat No. 8 Oklahoma State (30-7)
• Secured his second straight win over a top-five opponent
• Moved into the No. 3 ranking in the 149-pound weight class after previously being ranked No. 5
• Guided the Hawkeyes to their largest win over Oklahoma State in 20 years
• Collects the first weekly award of his career
• Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Bobby Telford (Dec. 31, 2014)

Kyle Snyder, Ohio State
197 pounds – Fr. – Woodbire, Md. – Our Lady of Good Counsel

• Earned a 6-1 decision over No. 4 Morgan McIntosh of Penn State to help No. 7 Ohio State defeat No. 3 Penn State (22-15)
• Defeated a returning All-American for the first time this season
• The Buckeyes’ win over the No. 3 Nittany Lions marked their highest-ranked victory since 2012
• Moved into the No. 5 ranking in the 197-pound weight class after previously being ranked No. 7
• Collects the first weekly award of his career
• Last Ohio State Wrestler of the Week: Logan Stieber (Dec. 9, 2014)

2014-15 Wrestlers of the Week
Nov. 4 Scott Schiller, Sr., MINN
Mike McMullan, Sr., NU
Nov. 11 Jimmy Gulibon, So., PSU
Nov. 18 Zac Brunson, So., ILL
Nov. 25 Taylor Walsh, Sr., IND
Dec. 2 Logan Stieber, Sr., OSU
Danny Sabatello, Jr., PUR
Dec. 9 Logan Stieber, Sr., OSU
Dec. 16 Isaac Jordan, So., WIS
Dec. 23 Jimmy Lawson, Sr., PSU
Dec. 31 Taylor Walsh, Sr., IND
Bobby Telford, Sr., IOWA
Jan. 6 Robert Kokesh, Sr., NEB
Jan. 13 Brandon Sorensen, Fr., IOWA
Kyle Snyder, Fr., OSU

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