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Penn State's Molinaro Named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

February 7, 2012
INDIANA SPORTS PAGE



Top-ranked 149-pounder helped Nittany Lions to share of dual-meet title over the
weekend



Wrestler of the Week

Frank Molinaro, Penn State

149 – Sr. – Barnegat, N.J. – Southern Regional



·         Posted two wins to lead No. 2 Penn State to back-to-back dual victories
and the Co-Big Ten dual-meet title

·         Recorded a 14-6 major decision against Nebraska’s Skyler Galloway in the
Nittany Lions’ 31-6 win over the No. 7 Huskers

·         Earned a 6-1 decision over Michigan’s seventh-ranked Eric Grajales to lead
Penn State to a 34-7 win against the No. 12 Wolverines

·         Racked up 4:53 of riding time against Galloway and 3:13 against Grajales

·         Ranked No. 1 in the country at 149 pounds

·         Wins his first Big Ten weekly award

·         Last Penn State Wrestler of the Week: Ed Ruth (Jan. 17, 2012)



2011-12 Big Ten Wrestlers of the Week

Nov. 8           Logan Stieber, Fr., OSU

Nov. 15         B.J. Futrell, Jr., ILL

Nov. 22         Kevin Steinhaus, So., MINN

Nov. 29         Matt Fields, Sr., PUR

Dec. 6            Tony Ramos, So., IOWA

                        Logan Stieber, Fr., OSU

Dec. 13         Robert Kokesh, Fr., NEB

Dec. 20         Bryan Pearsall, Jr., PSU

Jan. 3             David Taylor, So., PSU

Jan. 10          Eric Terrazas, Sr., ILL

                        Tony Ramos, So., IOWA

Jan. 17          Logan Stieber, Fr., OSU

                        Ed Ruth, So., PSU

Jan. 24          Hunter Stieber, Fr., OSU

Jan. 31          Matt McDonough, Jr., IOWA

Feb. 7            Frank Molinaro, Sr., PSU


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