Iowa becomes first Power 5 school to add women's wrestling

Wisconsin Iowa Basketball
Posted at 3:27 PM, Sep 23, 2021

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa is adding women’s wrestling.

It is the first Power Five conference to add the sport. Athletic director Gary Barta says adding a women’s program had been discussed for several years.

The program will begin competition in the 2023-24 season. A search for a head coach will begin this fall.

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