Div. II Lander University in South Carolina to add men’s wrestling for 2019-2020


GREENWOOD – Lander Athletics today unveiled a plan to add a men's wrestling program to the athletic department.

Lander will become just the fourth NCAA Division II wrestling program in the state and will begin competition during the 2019-20 academic year.

"This is thrilling news for Lander as we continue to elevate and grow our athletics program," said athletics director Brian Reese. "Men's wrestling will bring an added element to our overall student-athlete experience and will give us another opportunity to field a progam that can compete at a championship level."

Lander will begin the process of seeking the program's first head coach with a national search that will conclude by July 1.

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