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Associated Press: Wrestler's remarkable recovery leads to walk across stage at graduation

Release Date: May 9, 2010

UB wrestler Dan Bishop's journey from a potentially life-threatening broken neck sustained in March to his graduation walk across the stage yesterday in Alumni Arena is the subject of a front page story in Sunday's Buffalo News. His remarkable recovery and participation in Sunday' commencement ceremonies in Alumni Arena received considerable coverage in the local press including WGRZ, WIVB and WKBW and national press, including CBS Albany and an article distributed by the Associated Press that appeared in news outlets that include Sports Illustrated, ESPN, and USA Today.

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