Spencer Lee Named Big Ten Co-Wrestler of the Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa senior Spencer Lee was named Big Ten Conference Co-Wrestler of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Lee returned to the Hawkeye lineup Dec. 20-21 at the Collegiate Wrestling Duals. He opened the year with three wins, including two bonus-point wins and two top 11 victories. Lee outscored his opponents, 31-1, leading Iowa to the Red Division championship and extending the Hawkeyes’ dual winning streak to 24, the longest in the nation. Lee has won 38 straight, outscoring those opponents, 463-42.

The weekly conference award is the first for Iowa this season and the fourth of Lee’s career. He shared the weekly award with Penn State’s Aaron Brooks.

Iowa returns to action Sunday at the 2022 Hawkeye Open. The Hawkeyes open the Big Ten dual season Jan. 7 hosting Minnesota at 8 p.m. (CT) at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.