Iowa Earns Wrestler of the Week Honors

Wrestler of the Week

Michael Kemerer, Iowa

157 pounds – So. – Murrysville, Pa. – Franklin Regional


· Led the Hawkeyes to their 27th team title at the 2017 Ken Kraft Midlands at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

· Went 6-0 with four falls, one technical fall and a 5-2 decision against Arizona State’s No. 7 Josh Shields in the finals to win the 157-pound title

· Earned his second straight Midlands title and improved to 13-0 on the season

· Claimed an individual award for most falls in the least amount of time (four in 9:54)

· Earns the second Wrestler of the Week award of his career

· Last Iowa Wrestler of the Week: Michael Kemerer (Nov. 28, 2017)



2017-18 Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 7: Javier Gasca, Sr., MSU

Nov. 14: Adam Coon, Sr., MICH/Te'Shan Campbell, Jr., OSU

Nov. 21: Youssif Hemida, Jr., MD

Nov. 28: Michael Kemerer, So., IOWA

Dec. 5: Alec Pantaleo, Jr., MICH/Kollin Moore, So., OSU

Dec. 12: Alex Marinelli, Fr., IOWA

Dec. 19: Patrick Gerish, Jr., MD

Jan. 3: Michael Kemerer, So., IOWA


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