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Vizcarrondo Claims West Virginia's Second Consecutive Weekly Award
February 10, 2014
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West Virginia's A.J. Vizcarrondo has been named the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week for competition from Feb. 4 through Feb. 9. Vizcarrondo picks up the first award of his career and becomes the third Mountaineer, second-consecutive, to earn the weekly honor this season.

WRESTLER OF THE WEEK
A.J. Vizcarrondo, West Virginia, So., HWT, Philadelphia, Pa.
Vizcarrondo (HWT) notched his second victory over a ranked opponent this season, defeating No. 17 Ross Larson of No. 10 Oklahoma on Feb. 6. Vizcarrondo scored first with a takedown midway through the first period, but Larson knotted the bout at two. Vizcarrondo tallied his second takedown of the match in the second period to regain a two point advantage. After a third takedown and an escape, Vizcarrondo won the decision, 9-7.

Vizcarrondo scored three takedowns in the first minute of the bout against Ed Isola of Davidson on Feb. 7. He finished the first period with four takedowns, taking an 8-2 lead into the second period. A fifth takedown in the second and sixth in the third sealed the major decision for Vizcarrondo, 15-5.

Vizcarrondo is 18-14 on the season and 5-5 in dual meets.

Scores and Stats:
HWT: A.J. Vizcarrondo (WVU) wins by decision over No. 17 Ross Larson (Oklahoma), 9-7
HWT: A.J. Vizcarrondo (WVU) wins by major decision over Ed Isola (Davidson), 15-5
Total stats last week: nine takedowns, one two-point nearfall and two escapes.

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
Feb. 2 Mike Morales, West Virginia, Jr., 149
Feb. 10 A.J. Vizcarrondo, West Virginia, So., HWT
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