Duroe to receive Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award at Jan. 14 Iowa-OSU dual

Mike Duroe coaching Brent Metcalf at the World Championships in 2015 (Photo/John Sachs,

MOUNT VERNON -- The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Iowa Chapter has announced that Cornell College head coach Mike Duroe will be presented with the Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award during the Iowa-Oklahoma State dual on Sunday, Jan. 14, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City.

Duroe, Cornell's all-time winningest coach, will receive the award from National Wrestling Hall of Fame Distinguished Member Dan Gable and Hall of Fame Executive Director Lee Roy Smith.

The award recognizes Duroe's 38 years of coaching and impacting wrestling at all levels. The presentation will happen after the second match of the meet.

A complete release on Duroe's recognition can be found at National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

Sunday's dual starts at 3 p.m. and will be televised by the Big Ten Network.


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