Dias Named NWCA Region Wrestler of The Month

IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa women’s wrestler, Sterling Dias has been named the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Region Wrestler of the Month, as announced Tuesday by the organization.

In the month of December, Dias was undefeated with nine wins. She went 3-0 at the Las Vegas Desert Duals where she picked up one ranked win and two wins via pin. At the second-annual Soldier Salute Dias took first-place at her weight, securing three technical falls and two pins on her way to the title. Dias is currently ranked second in the 101-weight class and holds an 18-1 record on the season.

The Las Vegas, Nevada native also helped the Hawkeyes to a NWCA National Duals title this past weekend, securing two top-ten wins.

The Hawkeyes are set to host their second dual in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, January 21st. Iowa will face Life University and Missouri Valley College. The dual will begin at 2 p.m. CT and will be streamed on B1G+ (subscription required).