Austin DeSanto has been named as the Iowa Wrestling Fan Blog & Podcast Wrestler of the Week. DeSanto looked outstanding in defeating #18 ranked Jordan Decatur of Ohio State by a 27-12 tech fall. DeSanto put on a display of Iowa Wrestling with a relentless attack and scoring points. A lot of points. After surrendering an opening takedown in the first 0:07, DeSanto went on to score three takedowns in the first, five in the second, and four more takedowns in the third to have the match stopped at 5:44 for the tech fall.
DeSanto placed fifth in the country last season and is currently ranked #2 at 133 lbs. DeSanto is a true junior from Exeter, Pennsylvania and is 12-1 on the season with one pin, five tech falls, and three major decisions.
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
January 28 – Austin DeSanto
It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.