Bronco Wrestling to Honor Eight Seniors Friday

BOISE, Idaho - The No. 9 ranked Boise State wrestling team will give fans an opportunity to send off its 2010-11 senior class, Friday (Feb. 4) night, when the Broncos host Utah Valley University as part of this year's Beauty and the Beast competition.

The senior class will be recognized at the start of Friday's event, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Taco Bell Arena. Boise State will host the Wolverines while the Bronco gymnastics team competes against Cal State Fullerton, simultaneously.

The Broncos will bid farewell to eight seniors; Alan Bartelli, Matt Casperson, Adam Hall, Andrew Hochstrasser, Eli Hutchison, Levi Jones, Kirk Smith and Kurt Swartz. These eight individuals have combined to put together one of the most impressive five year spans in program history.

The senior class has combined to compete in 799 career matches to date, of which they have compiled a .728 overall win percentage. The eight wrestlers boast a 582-217 combined record for their careers, including 85-27 this season.

Individually, the senior class has earned 14 NCAA tournament appearances, four Pac-10 Conference titles and four NCAA All-America honors. As a team, these eight Broncos have been a part of two Pac-10 team championships and two conference runner-up finishes.

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