Woes continue for NU wrestling

Another NU wrestler was arrested on Sunday morning and is accused of aggravated battery.  Romero J. Cotton, who is listed on the NU wrestling roster as a 185-pound freshman, allegedly attacked his mother’s 45 year-old boyfriend who suffered facial fractures and an injury to his spine.  The assault occurred in Hutchinson, Kansas–Cotton’s hometown.  The victim was hospitalized as of Monday and is listed in fair condition.

In a statement to The Hutchinson News, NU wrestling coach Mark Manning said, “We’re aware of it.  We’re on top of it and we’re handling it. Other than that, I don’t have any comment.”


Romero J. Cotton

Romero J. Cotton

Cotton stakes claim to 4 state wrestling championships from his high school career and was also a stand-out football player for Hutchinson High School.  Cotton was set to wrestle for NU on scholarship.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: