Alex Dieringer of Oklahoma State has been named the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week for competition from Jan. 21 through Jan. 26. This marks the first weekly award of Dieringer's career.
WRESTLER OF THE MONTH
Alex Dieringer, Oklahoma State, So., 157 lbs, Port Washington, Wisc.
Third-ranked Dieringer earned his 12th bonus-point victory on the season and helped lead the Cowboys to a 29-3 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones. Dieringer faced off against Big 12 rival John Nicholson, where he dominated, scoring four takedowns and a three-point nearfall to seal the 14-3 major decision over Nicholson. It was Dieringer’s first major decision of the season. He improved to 18-1 overall and 7-1 in dual competition. Dieringer is a perfect 3-0 against Big 12 opponents this season.
Scores and Stats:
No. 3 Alex Dieringer MD John Nicholson, 14-3
2013-14 BIG 12 WRESTLERS OF THE WEEK/MONTH
|November||Travis Rutt, Oklahoma, RS-Sr., 197|
|Dec. 9||Andrew Howe, Oklahoma, RS-Sr., 174|
|Dec. 16||Chris Perry, Oklahoma State, Sr., 174|
|Jan. 6||Jon Morrison, Oklahoma State, Sr., 133|
|Jan. 13||Justin DeAngelis, Oklahoma, RS-Jr., 157|
|Jan. 20||Colin Johnston, West Virginia, Sr., 141|
|Jan. 27||Alex Dieringer, Oklahoma State, So., 157|