Steinhaus named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week

Drew Claussen

Gophers’ redshirt sophomore Kevin Steinhaus was named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week today after going 1-1 last weekend, playing a huge part in Minnesota’s upset win over Penn State on Sunday.

Steinhaus, who is currently ranked No. 5 at 184 pounds, defeated No. 1 ranked Quentin Wright 6-1 on Sunday. 

Steinhaus is 5-1 on the year. This is his second Wrestler of the Week honors, he last won it in December 2010