IU Wrestling Coach Duane Goldman announced the appointment of Assistant Coach Nick Simmons. Simmons, a 2011 USA Wrestling World Team Member, served as director of wrestling operations at Oregon State University for the past three years.
Four Hoosiers will make one last journey of the season as they travel to St. Louis to compete in the NCAA Championships. The action will start at noon on Thursday and will end with the last session starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Hoosiers tied the Spartans for 10th place overall this past weekend at the Big Ten Championships in West Lafayette, Ind.
Indiana has a season record of 11-7, but it is still looking for its first conference win. The wrestlers said they stand a good chance of winning and are pretty evenly matched.
The Hoosiers won all three of their dual meets Sunday when they traveled to North Carolina, improving their record to 11-7.
The Hoosiers will face three teams Sunday in North Carolina. The team will first travel to Raleigh, N.C., to compete against North Carolina State at 9 a.m. The team will then wrestle Virginia Military Institute at 11 a.m.
The team earned a 30-8 victory against South Dakota State and a 31-13 victory against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Despite the Hoosiers’ efforts, they suffered a close loss of 16-19 against the Boilermakers
The team will first travel to Edwardsville, Ill., on Friday to compete against South Dakota State at 5 p.m. and against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville at 8 p.m. The Hoosiers will then return home to wrestle rival Purdue at 2 p.m. Sunday in the University Gym.