Iowa Hawkeye Wrestling top the nation in wrestling attendance, a - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Iowa Hawkeye Wrestling top the nation in wrestling attendance, again

Posted: Updated:

The University of Iowa wrestling program led the nation in attendance for the 12th consecutive season according to the Division I attendance report released Tuesday by The Open Mat and Mat Talk Online.

Iowa averaged 8,996 fans and led the country in total attendance with 71,966 fans attending eight home dates. The Hawkeyes averaged at least 8,000 fans for the 10th consecutive season.

Iowa was involved in the three highest attended duals this year; at Penn State (15,998), at Ohio State (15,117) and at home against Oklahoma State (13,485).

The Hawkeyes have led the nation in attendance in each of head coach Tom Brands’ 12 seasons.

NCAA Division I Wrestling Attendance Top 10 for 2017-18:

Rank      School                  Avg.

1.            IOWA                    8996

2.            Penn State          7693

3.            Ohio State           6681

4.            Rutgers                 4680

5.            Fresno State       4566

6.            Iowa State           3361

7.            Oklahoma St.     3152

8.            Lehigh                   2705

9.            Michigan              2615

10.          Minnesota          2185

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • ISU's Mitrou-Long signs two way deal with Utah

    ISU's Mitrou-Long signs two way deal with Utah

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-07-15 03:18:08 GMT

    Former Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long signed a two-way deal with the Utah Jazz on Saturday. The deal means Mitrou-Long with likely spend most of the 2018-2019 season with the team's G-League affiliate the Salt Lake City Stars.

    More >>

    Former Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long signed a two-way deal with the Utah Jazz on Saturday. The deal means Mitrou-Long with likely spend most of the 2018-2019 season with the team's G-League affiliate the Salt Lake City Stars.

    More >>
  • ISU vs Texas Football Kickoff time announced

    ISU vs Texas Football Kickoff time announced

    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-06-29 02:45:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-06-29 02:45:10 GMT

    ESPN announces the Iowa State-Texas football game time

    More >>

    ESPN announces the Iowa State-Texas football game time

    More >>
  • Basketball to stop the violence

    Basketball to stop the violence

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:17:48 GMT
    Wednesday, July 11 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-07-12 02:17:48 GMT

    Two Waterloo men are hoping to use basketball as a means of stopping the violence on the city's eastside.

    More >>

    Two Waterloo men are hoping to use basketball as a means of stopping the violence on the city's eastside.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly