Oklahoma State's Jordan Oliver has been selected as the Big 12 Wrestler of the Week for his performance over the weekend. It is Oliver's first weekly award of the season and sixth of his career.
WRESTLER OF THE WEEK
Jordan Oliver, Oklahoma State, Sr., 149 pounds, Easton, Pa.
Oliver finished the weekend 3-0 at the NWCA National Duals Finals in Minneapolis, Minn., all against ranked opponents. In the quarterfinals, the Cowboys faced No. 8 Illinois, where Oliver pinned No. 19 Caleb Ervin in 58 seconds. In the semifinals, he faced Missouri's No. 14 Drake Houdashelt and won by a 15-5 major decision. In his final match against Minnesota, Oliver put up three of the Cowboys nine points with a 6-4 decision over No. 11 Dylan Ness.
Oliver is undefeated with a 28-0 mark on the season and a 17-0 record in dual action. He picked up his 13th pin and eighth win by major decision over the weekend, and has earned 80 dual points for OSU this season. Oliver has a career record of 111-6.
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
Jan. 7: Kendric Maple, OU, Jr., 141
Jan. 15: Kyven Gadson, ISU, So., 197
Jan. 23: Kendric Maple, OU, Jr., 141
Jan. 28: Bubby Graham, OU, Sr., 165
Feb. 6: Kyven Gadson, ISU, So., 197
Feb. 11: Tanner Weatherman, ISU, Fr., 174
Feb. 19: Kyven Gadson, ISU, So., 197
Feb. 27: Jordan Oliver, OSU, 149