On the strength of a perfect 6-0 start to the season, Iowa State's Kyven Gadson has been named the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week. It is Gadson's first weekly award.
WRESTLER OF THE WEEK
Kyven Gadson, Iowa State, So., 197 pounds, Waterloo, Iowa
Gadson, ranked No. 17 by InterMat, improved to 6-0/3-0 on the season with a crucial 17-4 major decision over North Dakota State's Kallen Kleinschmidt. The sophomore's win was key in helping the Cyclones to a 22-18 comeback win over NDSU. Gadson and the Cyclones will be back in action at the 50th Anniversary of the Midland's Championships in Evanston, Ill. on Dec. 30-31.
2012-13 BIG 12 WRESTLERS OF THE WEEK/MONTH
November: Kendric Maple, OU, Jr., 141
Dec. 11: Kendric Maple, OU, Jr., 141
Dec. 17: Kyven Gadson, ISU, So., 197