VARNER, ZABRISKIE NAMED ISU's OUTSTANDING WRESTLERS
AMES, Iowa – Jake Varner and David Zabriskie, NCAA wrestling champions at 197 pounds and heavyweight at the 2010 NCAA Championships , were named Iowa State’s Outstanding Wrestlers Thursday evening at the ISU Wrestling Awards Banquet held in Hickory Hall. Honored alongside the two Cyclone seniors for achieving All-America status was 125-pound redshirt freshman Andrew Long. Iowa State placed third nationally for the second-straight year.
Varner, a two-time NCAA titlist at 197 pounds and four-time finalist, received the Most Falls Award. The Bakersfield, Calif., native stuck 10 opponents in his final Cyclone campaign. Varner concluded his standout career with a 121-10 record.
Zabriskie, Iowa State’s first heavyweight national champion since the legendary Chris Taylor, went 116-22 in his career.
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Long - Freshman of the Year
Long - Progress Award
Fanthorpe - Total Commitment Award
Fanthorpe - Outstanding Academic Award
Curran - Outstanding Academic Award
Mueller - Most Improved Award
Reader - Dr Wise Burroughs Leadership Award
Reader - Most Takedown Award