Jake Ryder

06/19/2018 - 12:54pm

Omvig to enter UNI Hall of Fame

 

Randy Omvig had the potential to be something special for Northern Iowa wrestling. Head coach Chuck Patten was sure of this.

 

Now all he needed to do was see that Omvig believed it himself as he entered the Panthers program in the 1970-71 school year after winning a high school state title with Eagle Grove.

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