Colorado State Qualifies Seven for Nationals

| Tyler Johnson

The CSU wrestling team qualified seven wrestlers for the National Collegiate Wrestling Association national tournament. Colorado State came in fourth place at the Great Plains Conference Championships out of eight teams. The Rams finished behind Iowa State, Air Force Prep and Wayne State.

Pre-Conference Rankings Released

| Bryan Knepper

There was considerable movement in the NCWA Individual Rankings due to head-to-head results at both the National Duals and Western Regional Duals that saw a total of 36 NCWA squads compete from January 27-28, 2017.

MIT Goes 2-0 at the Andrew Esquivel Duals

| Thomas Layte

The MIT wrestling team hosted the first annual Andrew Esquivel Duals in memory of Andrew Esquivel at MIT on Saturday, February 11th. Attending the duals were the University of Massachusetts, the University of New Hampshire and Yale University. MIT won both matches on the day defeating Yale 31 to 24 and

Qualifying Berths Announced for Nationals

| Bryan Knepper

The following provides the National Qualifying Bids from each Conference Tournament to be held the weekend of February 25, 2017.  The automatic qualifying (AQ) bids are per weight class.  The NCWA has 11 weight classes.  The 'WC' is the amount of wild card bids each conference gets to divvy out as they see fit.  The # in (parentheses) is the total change in bids from last season.Great Lakes Conference..........AQ = 5 / WC = 8      (0)Great Plains Conference..........AQ = 3 / WC = 5      (+1)Mid-Atlantic Conference..........AQ = 5 / WC = 10     (+2)Mid-East Conference..............AQ = 5 / WC = 11     (+2)Northeast Conference..............

2017 NCWA Western Regional Duals Championship Results

| Evan Michael Hess

The 2017 NCWA Western Regional Dual Championships featured 16 teams competing for the championship title and national points at Dixie State University in St. George, Utah.

Number one seed Grays Harbor and number two seed Brigham Young University battled-it-out in an early evening championship match that featured standouts on both benches. GH Freshman David Curulla gave his team an early advantage with a first-round pin of BYU's Weston Larson in the 125 pound weight class. With his team trailing 15-2, BYU Freshman Bailey Carlson secured a technical fall over Grays Harbor.