BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—CSU Bakersfield Associate Director of Athletics, External Affairs Karen Langston has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Committee.

The committee helps to plan and run the NCAA Division I championships, select future championship sites, and determines the at-large bids and seeds the brackets.

“It is an honor to be selected to serve on the NCAA wrestling committee,” Langston said. “With CSU Bakersfield’s strong tradition in the sport of wrestling, representation on the committee is very important to the University and the region.  I look forward to getting started and working with other committee members who are some of the best in college athletics.”

The championship committee is comprised of six members and is chaired by American University Athletics Director Dr. Billy Walker. Other members include Air Force Vice Director of Athletics Col.  Brian Hill, Ohio State head coach Tom Ryan, and Missouri head coach Brian Smith.