Otopalik House

Buchanan Hall

Floor Plans

Rooms 7100-7116
Rooms 7117-7128

House Details

Floor #: 7
Gender: Co-Ed
Capacity: 36
Room #s: 7100-7128
A/C: Yes
Bed Type: Lofted
Floor Type: Tile
Room Types: Suites - Single, Double
Room Size:
Window Size:
Ceiling Height: 7'6"

House History

OTOPALIK, Hugo (1890-1953) graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1918 where he was a star in football and wrestling. He became wrestling coach in 1923 and under him Iowa State gained national prominence. He developed many agile, muscular men having no previous experience into wrestlers of championship caliber. He was personable and popular with students and wrestling fans.