BVU picked to finish eighth in Iowa Conference wrestling coaches poll

Wartburg, which claimed the Iowa Conference championship last year, is the preseason favorite to win the league’s championship again this season.

A year ago, the Knights claimed the Central Region title and the Division III national championship. Wartburg earned 64 points in the poll, recording eight of the nine first-place votes.

Loras, the league’s runner-up a year ago, was second with 56 points and the other first-place vote.

Buena Vista will open its IIAC dual schedule on Dec. 6 with a trip to Coe.

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