UVU wrestler Demetrius Romero becomes school’s first Big 12 champion

Posted at 10:15 PM, Mar 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-13 00:15:42-04

OREM, Utah — For the first time in program history, Utah Valley has a Big 12 wrestling champion.

Demetrius Romero defeated Andrew Fogarty of North Dakota State in overtime, with a score of 8-6.

The Wolverines also secured 4 other spots in the upcoming NCAA tournament, a school record.