Northwestern assistant Borschel to compete in Tour ACW

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern volunteer assistant coach and former NCAA champion Jay Borschel will return to the mat to compete in the Tour Association of Career Wrestlers (Tour ACW).

Borschel will compete in the 170 lbs. weight class. The Tour ACW competition takes place on Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Hyatt Regency.

Borschel completed his first season at Northwestern in 2012-13, working with NU upper weights, where he helped Mike McMullan to the NCAA finals at 285 pounds.

Borschel also worked extensively with 2013 NCAA qualifiers Lee Munster (174) and Alex Polizzi (197). Borschel helped the Wildcats finish in the top 20 at NCAA's with two All-America honors.

A collegiate standout at Iowa, Borschel racked up an overall record of 98-10 at 174 lbs, was a two-time All-American and Iowa's Male Athlete of the Year in 2010.

Borschel had a highly successful career at Iowa, which culminated with a national title during his senior year at the 2010 NCAA Championships.


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