Bears Selected To Host NCAA West Wrestling Regional
INDIANAPOLIS - The NCAA Division I Championships/Competition Cabinet has approved Northern Colorado as the host for the West regional qualifier of the 2009 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships.
The Bears will host the West Regional, which also serves as the Western Wrestling Conference Championships in Butler-Hancock on Saturday, March 7. Qualifiers from the West Regional advance to the NCAA Championships, which will once again be held at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo., March 19-21, 2009.
"We feel very fortunate to be hosting the 2009 West Regional qualifier at Northern Colorado," said Head Coach Jack Maughan. "This is an opportunity for our fans to see one of the most important steps in advancing to the NCAA Championship. They will get to be a part of what we work towards all season long and I know the Colorado wrestling community will make this a great event."
Northern Colorado hosted the NCAA Division II National Championships in 1992, 1996 and 2001.
Ticket information will be released at a later date.