Morningstar, Burroughs highlight Buena Vista camp

Buena Vista head wrestling coach Sevond Cole has announced that University of Iowa All-American and Nebraska two-time All-American Jordon Burroughs will be the guest clinicians at the program’s wrestling camp July 23-26.

The team/technique camp structured for individuals entering grades 7-12 and includes dual meet competitions in addition to training and instruction. Read the school’s official release below.

Cole Announces Clinicians for Summer Wrestling Camp

Storm Lake, – Buena Vista head wrestling coach Sevond Cole has announced that Ryan Morningstar and Jordan Burroughs will be the guest clinicians for this summer’s Buena Vista wrestling camp. The team/technique camp is scheduled for July 23-26 and is open to all individuals going into grades 7-12.

The camp is designed to build one one’s technical skills as well as gain essential mat time through competition. The BVU coaching staff will work with all wrestlers during dual competitions to help them prepare physically and mentally in order to gain maximum performance.

Cost of the camp is $300 and the deadline to register is July 1, 2009. A schedule will be followed each day, ending with a pair of dual meets. Included in the cost is all meals throughout the camp, along with air-conditioned rooms, and a camp t-shirt. Coaches are encouraged to contact Coach Cole for special group rates and commuter rates.

Morningstar is set to enter his senior season at the University of Iowa where he has already accumulated an overall career record of 80-32. He was an All-American this past season for the Hawkeyes, placing third, while also placing second during the Big Ten Championships at 165 pounds, capping off a 32-6 campaign. Prior to becoming a Hawkeye, Morningstar was a three-time state champion at Lisbon High School where he went 164-4, including 106 pins and two undefeated seasons.

Burroughs, who is a three-time national qualifier and two-time All-American, is set to enter his senior season at the University of Nebraska. Last season as a junior, he became just the 10th national champion in the program’s history, while posting a perfect 35-0 record at 157 pounds; running his overall career mark to 85-19. As a junior he placed third at nationals (149 pounds) while finishing with a 34-6 mark for the year – the eighth-best in history by any Cornhusker sophomore. He joined the Nebraska program following a high school career in which he won the 2006 New Jersey State Championship at 135 pounds, capping a 35-2 senior season and finishing with a 115-20 career mark. He was ranked seventh in the nation among 135-pound high school wrestlers by Intermat, was a three-time district champion and a two-time regional champion.

Past clinicians of the camp include Dan Gable, Cael Sanderson, Mark Schwab, as well as Trent and Travis Paulson.

To download a copy of the registration form, visit  For more information, contact Cole via email at or by phone at (712) 749-2028.


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