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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

The University of Iowa's Bobby Telford has been named the Big Ten Conference's Wrestler of the Week.

Telford, a Senior from Hockessin, Delaware, shutout #13 Spencer Myers of Maryland on February 6 and #6 Jimmy Lawson of Penn State on February 8.

Telford, who wrestles as a heavyweight, has a 21-1 record and is ranked #2 in the country. He is 8-1 against ranked opponents.

This is the second Wrestler of the Week honor in Telford's career. He shared the honor with Indiana's Taylor Walsh on December 31, 2014.

This is the fourth Wrestler of the Week honor for Iowa this season. On top of Telford's two honors, freshman Brnadon Sorenson has received the honor twice as well; January 13 and January 27.

The Hawkeyes, who have clinched a share of the Big Ten regular season championship, host Michigan on Friday night at 7 p.m. It will be Senior Night and seven seniors, including Telford, Josh Dziewa, Mike Evans, Jeremy Fahler, Matt Gurule, Michael Kelly and Nick Moore will be honored after the dual.

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