Iowa's Nick Moore named Wrestler of the Week

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | Jan. 28, 2013, 11:21 a.m. (ET)
Nick Moore (Iowa City, Iowa/University of Iowa) has been named Wrestler of the Week.

Each week, will select an Athlete of the Week, based upon performance within wrestling for that week. The selection committee will consider any level of wrestling, from youth programs through the Senior level.

The 18th-ranked Moore knocked off No. 10 Cody Yohn 8-2 to lift No. 4 Iowa to a 16-15 win over No. 3 Minnesota on Saturday in Minneapolis.

Moore, a sophomore, scored two takedowns, a two-point near fall, an escape and a riding-time point to earn the win at 165 pounds.

Moore was a USA Wrestling Junior Nationals freestyle champion and won four state titles for Iowa City West High School.

Note: To nominate a wrestler for Wrestler of the Week, send the athlete's name, accomplishments for the week and career accomplishments to Craig Sesker at