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U wrestling: Steinhaus receives Big Ten weekly award

Posted by: Roman Augustoviz under Sports Updated: November 22, 2011 - 8:49 PM

Redshirt sophomore Kevin Steinhaus of the Gophers has been named the Big Ten Wrestler of the Week after leading the No. 3-rated Gophers to an upset over then-No. 2 Penn State on Sunday.

Steinhaus, now ranked fifth in the country at 184 pounds by InterMat, earned a 6-1 decision win over then-No. 1 Quentin Wright of Penn State in the Gophers' 23-14 victory.

 Steinhaus is 5-1 overall this season, 1-1 in dual matches. He was previously ranked No. 8  in the InterMat rankings.

 The is his second Big Ten Wrestler of the Week award. He previously was honored  on Dec. 14, 2010.

 The Gophers next opponent is North Dakota State at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sports Pavilion.

InterMat's weekly ratings:

1. Iowa 106.5
2. Oklahoma State 95
3. Minnesota 88
4. Penn State 87
5. Cornell 72.5
6. Lehigh 58
7. Michigan 41
8. American 40
T9. Illinois 35.5
T9. Ohio State 35.5
T11. Maryland 32.5
T11. Missouri 32.5
13. Stanford 32
14. Rutgers 31
15. Wyoming 30.5
T16. Oklahoma 29
T16. Penn 29
18. Oregon State 27
19. Pittsburgh 26.5
20. Cal Poly 25.5
21. Virginia Tech 23.5
22. Iowa State 23
23. Kent State 21.5
T24. Northwestern 19.5
T24. Purdue 19.5
 

Gophers and other Big 10 wrestling in top 10 individual ratings:

125:
1. Matt McDonough, Iowa, Junior
2. Zach Sanders, Minnesota, Senior

133:
2. Tony Ramos, Iowa, Sophomore
3. B.J. Futrell, Illinois, Junior
4. Logan Stieber, Ohio State, Freshman
6. David Thorn, Minnesota, Sophomore
8. Cashe Quiroga, Purdue, Sophomore

141:
1. Kellen Russell, Michigan, Senior
3. Montell Marion, Iowa, Senior
13. Nick Dardanes, Minnesota, Freshman 

149:
1. Frank Molinaro, Penn State, Senior
6. Ivan Lopouchanski, Purdue, Junior
7. Eric Grajales, Michigan, Sophomore
9. Eric Terrazas, Illinois, Senior
13. Dylan Ness, Minnesota, Freshman
 

157:                                                                                                                                                                                                             2. Derek St. John, Iowa, Sophomore
3. Jason Welch, Northwestern, Junior
9. Jake Deitchler, Minnesota, Sophomore
 

165:
1. David Taylor, Penn State, Sophomore
8. Cody Yohn, Minnesota, Junior
10. Robert Kokesh, Nebraska, Freshman


174:
2. Ed Ruth, Penn State, Sophomore
3. Jordan Blanton, Illinois, Junior
4. Nick Heflin, Ohio State, Sophomore
6. Ethen Lofthouse, Iowa, Sophomore
8. Logan Storley, Minnesota, Freshman
 

181:                                                                                                                                                                                                           
2. Grant Gambrall, Iowa, Junior
5. Kevin Steinhaus, Minnesota, Sophomore
6. Quentin Wright, Penn State, Junior


197:
3. Sonny Yohn, Minnesota, Senior
5. Matt Powless, Indiana, Senior
10. Morgan McIntosh, Penn State, Freshman

285:
3. Tony Nelson, Minnesota, Sophomore
5. Cameron Wade, Penn State, Senior
7. Bobby Telford, Iowa, Freshman
8. Clayton Jack, Oregon State, Senior
10. Tucker Lane, Nebraska, Senior
 

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