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Iowa #1, Iowa State #4 in wrestling dual meet attendance



This news story was published on March 3, 2014.
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IOWA CITY – The University of Iowa wrestling program led the nation in attendance for the eighth consecutive season according to annual Division I attendance report released Tuesday by Roby Publishing.

Iowa averaged 8,835 fans in seven duals, setting an NCAA single season attendance record of 61,843. The Hawkeyes averaged at least 8,000 fans for the sixth consecutive season, and own the three highest single season averages in NCAA history (9,014 in 2012; 8,764 in 2013).

For the 12th straight season, the Iowa State wrestling team (9-7 overall, 1-2 Big 12) finished in the top-six the nation for dual attendance. The Cyclones finished the 2013-14 season fourth with an average of 3,255 per home dual.

This season’s average attendance was up 800 from 2012-13 and was the highest since the 2009-10 season, when Iowa State averaged 4,541 fans per home contest.

13 of the 16 top-ranked schools in attendance improved their average vs. last season.

Iowa State’s best crowd of the year came on Dec. 1, when 6,261 fans packed Hilton Coliseum for the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk series with instate rival Iowa.

Below is a chart of dual attendance leaders in 2013-14 across Division I:

DIVISION I ATTENDANCE LEADERS

Rank
School (# of Home Duals)
Average
Total
Best
Rival
1 Iowa (7) 8835 61843 13747 Penn St
2 Penn State (8) 7646 61170 15996 Pittsburgh
3 Minnesota (5) 3462 17310 5603 Penn St
4 Iowa State (4) 3255 13021 6261 Iowa
5 Oklahoma State (8) 2713 21705 5135 Oklahoma
6 Ohio State (4) 2386 9544 4412 Michigan
7 Lehigh (7) 2290 16032 4773 Penn St
8 Nebraska (6) 1993 11958 3946 Iowa
9 Northern Iowa (7) 1766 12363 2060 WI,MO,ISU,PU
10 Cornell (7) 1406  9,842 2833 Rutgers
11 Edinboro (5) 1304 6519 3129 Iowa
12 Pittsburgh (7) 1044 7310 1921 Okla St
13 Wisconsin (5) 1038 5188 1445 Iowa
14 Oregon State (7) 1004 7028 2138 Minnesota
15 Michigan (8) 910 7281 1519 Mich St
16 Old Dominion (7) 819 5736 1489 Va Tech

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