Headed to Omaha for the NCAA Division II wrestling championships are Back Row (l-r): Head Coach Heath Grimm, Justin Decker, Derek Stolarzyk, Mitch Norton, Travis Eggers, Graduate Assistant Coach Jacob Petersen,Assistant Coach Ryan Phillips, and Assistant Coach Mark Mueller.Front Row (l-r): Tyler Mumbulo and Kyle Pedretti
FAYETTE, Iowa (March 12, 2010)— Six members of the Upper Iowa University wrestling team are in Omaha, Neb., this weekend, March 12 and 13, wrestling in the NCAA Division II Championships.
The Peacock wrestlers earned their matches during the 2010 NCAA Super Regional 3 championships, after the team claimed its third Northern Sun Conference Championship.
Peacock wrestlers competing in the national tournament are Tyler Mumbulo (125 pounds), Kyle Pedretti (133 pounds), Derek Stolarzyk (149 pounds), Justin Decker (157 pounds), Travis Eggers (165 pounds), and Mitch Norton (174 pounds).
The NCAA is proving live streaming of the events at http://all-access.cbssports.com/player.html?code=ncaa&media=108024.
UIU Athletics will provide updates online at www.upperiowaathletics.com.
Photo Galleries of all the action are available at http://uiuwrestlingd2championships.shutterfly.com.
Monica Bayer Heaton
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
About Upper Iowa University
Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, not-for-profit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs and leadership development opportunities to over 6,600 students—nationally and internationally—at its Fayette campus and learning centers worldwide. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and independent study. For more information, visit www.uiu.edu.