Nov. 8, 2010
IOWA CITY, Iowa - With the start of the 2010-11 season less than two weeks away, the University of Iowa wrestling team has updated information about some upcoming events. The team will hold its annual wrestle-offs this weekend in the Field House practice gym. The dual with Michigan State has been moved to Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in Carver-Hawkeye Arena, and the athletic department has released some helpful parking hints for fans planning to attend the Iowa City Duals on Nov. 19.
Wrestle-offs will be held Friday at 4:30 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. in the Field House practice gym. Match-ups will be available later this week, and results will be posted on hawkeyesports.com after the matches.
Iowa's Big Ten opener with Michigan State has been moved to Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. from its original date of Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at Carver-Hawkeye Arena and is scheduled to be streamed live on bigtennetwork.com.
Parking for the Iowa City Duals on Nov. 19 will be extremely limited in the vicinity of Carver-Hawkeye Arena throughout the entire day of competition. All parking lots will be screened and monitored to allow parking for only University of Iowa employees in their respective assigned lots. The Iowa Athletics Department is encouraging wrestling fans attending the Iowa City Duals to use a continuous free shuttle service from Hawkeye Commuter parking lots throughout the entire day. Buses will be designated to and from Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The shuttle will start at 1 p.m. The last pick-up from Carver will be 8:30 p.m.
The only exceptions for parking near Carver-Hawkeye Arena during the entire day are as follows:
Lot 46: Limited number of ADA parking - "State Issued Permits Only" - $5.00 parking fee upon entrance; Media - parking placard needs to be requested from Traci Wagner in the SID office
Arena Commuter Lot: Placard issued - assigned contributor parking - any entrance; Remainder of lot will open at 3:30 p.m. - $5.00 parking fee - west entrance
Lot 65 (Finkbine Commuter): Extremely limited number of parking spaces open to the public - $5.00 parking fee upon entrance - when full will be directed to Ramps 3 & 4
Ramps 3 (Clock Tower) & 4 (Field House): Regular hourly parking rate will be charged
Softball and Varsity Track Complex: Free wrestling parking within walking distance (15 minute walk)
Downtown Iowa City: Use parking lots or ramps and use the regular free Cambus service
Hancher Parking Lot: Use regular free Cambus service, Red and Blue routes