Spencer Lee gets the birthday gift he wanted — extra NCAA eligibility
October 16, 2020


When his redshirt was lifted three winters ago as a promising true freshman, Iowa wrestling fans celebrated the news that “Spencer Lee is free.”

Now, Spencer Lee has been freed again.

The NCAA’s Division I Council on Wednesday formally voted to approve an extra year of eligibility for all winter-sports athletes.

Lee's chase for four NCAA titles, once thought to be mostly dead, is back on.