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    Iowa wrestler Brent Metcalf and Northwestern lacrosse standout Hannah Nielsen were respectively named the Jesse Owens Male and Suzy Favor Female Athletes of the Year, the Big Ten Conference announced on Thursday. The Big Ten Athletes of the Year are selected by a panel of conference media members from nominations submitted by each institution.

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    Default Re: Iowa: Metcalf Named Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete Of The Year

    Congrats to Metcalf!

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    Default Re: Iowa: Metcalf Named Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete Of The Year

    Great for Metcalf.
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    Default Re: Iowa: Metcalf Named Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete Of The Year

    Look at this list on nominees:

    School - Male Nominee (sport)
    Illinois - J Leman (football)
    Indiana - Ben Hesen (swimming)
    Iowa - Brent Metcalf (wrestling)
    Michigan - Kevin Porter (ice hockey)
    Michigan State - Jeff Lerg (ice hockey)
    Minnesota - Jayson Ness (wrestling)
    Northwestern - Dustin Fox (wrestling)

    Ohio State - Andras Horanyi (fencing)
    Penn State - Casey Sandy (gymnastics)
    Purdue - Dustin Keller (football)
    Wisconsin - Travis Beckum (football)

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    Default Re: Iowa: Metcalf Named Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete Of The Year

    The winner's four of the past six years.
    2003 - Matt Lackey, Illinois, wrestling (co)

    2004 - Damion Hahn, Minnesota, wrestling
    2005 - Luis Vargas, Penn State, gymnastics
    2006 - Peter Vanderkaay, Michigan, swimming
    2007 - Cole Konrad, Minnesota, wrestling
    2008 - Brent Metcalf, Iowa, wrestling

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    Default Re: Iowa: Metcalf Named Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete Of The Year

    I was going to come in and say, this award has seemed to go to wrestlers pretty consistently in the past several years.
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    Default Re: Iowa: Metcalf Named Jesse Owens Big Ten Male Athlete Of The Year

    How about Ness being a nominee but not Escobedo?

    Now that I look, it looks like each school only gets one nominee.
    You do the math..... I'll do the alfredo!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!

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