2020 Big 12 champion Cam Sykora (Photo/CamKramerPhoto.smugmug.com)
FARGO, N.D. Four-time NCAA qualifier Cam Sykora will join the North Dakota State University wrestling staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2021-22 season, head coach Roger Kish announced Tuesday, June 8.
Sykora, originally from Wheaton, Minn., qualified for the NCAA tournament at 133 pounds from 2017 to 2020. He was a three-time Big 12 Conference placewinner and North Dakota State's first Big 12 champion in 2020.
Sykora compiled an 87-34 record in four seasons with the Bison including 33 wins by technical fall, 14 major decisions and eight pins. He was 17-4 in his senior year, ranked No. 9 in the final NCAA RPI, and was a National Wrestling Coaches Association All-America second team selection.
A five-time Minnesota state champion, Sykora went 37-0 and 33-0 in his final two seasons at Wheaton High School. He graduated from NDSU in May 2020 with a bachelor's degree in university studies.