Abe Assad has been named as the Iowa Wrestling Fan Blog & Podcast Wrestler of the Week. Assad won a great match over #5 ranked Taylor Venz of Nebraska, 6-4 at 184 lbs. Assad came from behind with a takedown in the second period and in the third period at the end of the match to secure the win.
Assad has been the big news story for Iowa Wrestling recently when he burned his redshirt to wrestle varsity against Indiana and Purdue. Assad is already ranked #7 in the country at 184 lbs. and is a true freshman from Carol Stream, Illinois (Glenbard North HS).
The criteria for Iowa Wrestling Fan Blog & Podcast Wrestler of the Week is an Iowa wrestler that performs at an elite level that best represents Iowa Wrestling in the form of a dominating performance, a come from behind victory, or defeating a higher ranked opponent.
Iowa Wrestling Fan Blog & Podcast Wrestler of the Week
November 19 – Nelson Brands and Zach Glazier
November 25 – Nelson Brands and Zach Glazier
December 2 – Tony Cassioppi.
December 9 – Jacob Warner
January 2 – Pat Lugo
January 14 – Alex Marinelli
January 21 – Abe Assad
It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.