Pat Lugo has been named as the Iowa Wrestling Fan Blog & Podcast Wrestler of the Week. Lugo pinned #6 Boo Lewallen of Oklahoma State in 2:21. With the match at 0-0, Lugo had double unders and threw Lewallen from feet to back to secure the fall. The pin could have been called there very instant they hit the mat.
Lugo has been on a roll and looking more and more confident as the season goes on. With the win Lugo is now ranked #2 by TrackWrestling, #2 by InterMat, and #1 by WIN Magazine. Lugo was also named Wrestler of the Week on January 2.
Lugo, a redshirt senior from Homestead, Florida (South Dade HS), is 18-1 for the season with two pins, one tech fall, 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
February 4 – Michael Kemerer
February 11 – Kaleb Young and Zach Glazier
February 18 – Max Murin
February 25 – Pat Lugo
It is great to be an Iowa Wrestling fan.