Iowa’s Mark Ballweg – wrestling with a “tweaked” knee – advanced to the 141-pound quarterfinals with his second win of Thursday’s wrestling action in Des Moines. Here’s how it happened:
[View the story "Iowa's Ballweg wrestles to 141 quarters" on Storify]Iowa's Ballweg wrestles to 141 quartersHawkeye wrestler Mark Ballweg tweaked his knee at Big Tens but still advanced in Des MoinesStorified by CR Gazette Sports· Thu, Mar 21 2013 18:28:51Ballweg up now against Penn's Charles Cobb at 141.K.J. PilcherBallweg with the leg.. looking to scoreIowaWRLiveBallweg in on single, but ends in stalemate. 0-0 with :39 to go in first. #d1wrestleK.J. PilcherScoreless after first period of Ballweg/Cobb match. #d1wrestleK.J. PilcherBallweg will start down to begin the 2nd….IowaWRLiveBallweg escape for 1-0 lead in second. #d1wrestleK.J. PilcherEnd of 2, Ballweg is up 1-0 on Cobb.Rob HoweCobb in on the leg…… ballweg defending….IowaWRLiveBallweg comes out on top of scramble with takedown with :43 to go in thrid for 3-1 lead over Cobb. #d1wrestleK.J. Pilcher141-Ballweg dec. Cobb 3-2 #d1wrestleAndy HamiltonIowa's Mark Ballweg beats Penn's Cobb, 3-2, to advance to 141 quarterfinal. #d1wrestleK.J. Pilcher#Iowa's lightweights keep on trucking. McD won, 5-1. Ramos scored another first-period fall. Ballweg, on a limp leg, scored a 3-2 win.Cody GoodwinBallweg's wearing sleeve b/c he tweaked knee at B1G. After a few questions: "I'm kinda sick of talking about my knee. Any other questions?"Sam Louwagie
Storified by CR Gazette Sports· Thu, Mar 21 2013 18:28:51
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