ELMIRA, NY (WENY) - Elmira College will welcome two new athletic programs to their campus in the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Elmira College Athletic Director Renee Carlineo announced Wednesday the school will add both a men's and women's wrestling team. The school now offers 20 varsity sports.

In a press release Carlineo said, "I am incredibly excited for the addition of two wrestling teams to our athletic department and the student-athletes to our community. Wrestlers are gritty, resilient, and will add a new dimension to our already well-rounded student body. We have a perfect geographic location for this sport and possess unique academic offerings to attract competitive wrestlers that are academically strong."