Fresno State To Reinstate Wrestling
Fresno State is bringing back wrestling. It's only a matter of when.
University President Joseph Castro reinforced that pledge Tuesday during a meeting with The Bee editorial board during which he also stated a new athletic director would be named before the end of the year.
"It's no longer a question of whether (wrestling will return)," Castro said. "That decision was made on my 100th day when I said we were going to do it. ... I expect to make an announcement later this fall."
With a rich wrestling history led by 3x NCAA Champion, and 4x All American Stephen Abas, Fresno State is an important piece in the wrestling landscape for California, which annually produces a bounty of elite talent, but currently has just three Division I programs.
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