Kaleb Young Wins Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

University of Iowa Press Release:

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa sophomore Kaleb Young has been named Big Ten Conference Wrestler of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Young, ranked No. 13 at 157 pounds, pinned No. 14 Griffin Parriott of Purdue on Nov. 24 in 3:37. It was Young’s first career Big Ten win, his second fall of the season, and improved his record to 4-0.

The Big Ten Conference weekly honor is the first of Young’s carerer, and the first for Iowa this season.

The third-ranked Hawkeyes return to the mat Saturday, hosting Iowa State in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series. Competition begins at 2 p.m. (CT) at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Tickets are available at hawkeyesports.com, over the phone at 1-800-IAHAWKS, or in person at the UI Athletics Ticket Office.


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