Ryan Morningstar Feeling Better After Suffering Stroke

Ryan Morningstar

The Iowa Hawkeye wrestling program announced this morning that assistant coach Ryan Morningstar suffered a medical stroke in August. However, he is already feeling good and back in the wrestling room.

Statement From the University of Iowa Wrestling Program - University of Iowa assistant wrestling coach Ryan Morningstar suffered a medical emergency on Aug. 17. He was admitted and treated for a stroke at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and later released on Aug. 21.

"I feel great and am thankful for the exceptional care provided by the doctors, nurses, and healthcare professionals at UIHC," Morningstar said. "I am humbled by the prayer and support I received from my family and friends, and appreciative of the privacy I was afforded throughout my recovery. It is good to be back in the wrestling room doing what I love with the best people in the world."

Morningstar has been an assistant coach on Iowa's staff since 2012. He was an All-American on Iowa's 2009 and 2010 NCAA championship teams.

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