The NCWA Family is deeply sorrowed at the loss of MIT student athlete Andrew “Drew” Esquivel. We offer our deepest condolences and prayers to his parents and entire family.
Drew was not only an outstanding scholar, valued leader and champion wrestler, he was a cohesive force on the wrestling team. Drew wrestled at the 133 pound class and was the Northeast Conference runner-up as well as a 2016 National Qualifier.
He will be sorely missed by his coaches, teammates and the NCWA. Article Here
Clarksville, Ark: Collegiate Hall of Fame wrestler LeRoy Gardner III has been named the new head men's wrestling coach at the University of the Ozarks, it was announced Thursday by Athletics Director Jimmy Clark.
Gardner, a native of Golden Valley, Minn., has been the head coach at University of Houston-Downtown since 2014, where he was named the 2016 National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) Southwest Conference Coach of the Year. There, he coached the university's first All-American and Academic All-American. Prior to UH-Downtown, Gardner coached at the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School and Wartburg College. He wrestled at >> READ MORE
The NCWA Vision Forum, held annually in Ft. Lauderdale, and NWCA National Coaches Convention are the perfect marriage of Professional Development and Administrative leadership within the National Collegiate Wrestling Association. The NCWA is the most coach centered governing body within the wrestling community. The Annual Vision Forum, this year scheduled for July 28th - July 30th is one of the ways the association can take relevant coaches input and develop comprehensive, wrestling friendly rules, best practices, scheduling and a long term direction. All NCWA Coaches Invited ....Don't Miss it !! ...VISION FORUM PAGE
Lynchburg, VA: Liberty University's wrestling team, which has won two National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) National Duals tournament titles in the past five seasons and placed second or third the other three years, has been awarded a one-year bid to host next season's championships, set for Jan. 27-28.
The event has been held at the Dalton (Ga.) Convention Center for the past five seasons. Other cities have put in bids to host it, but ..Read More
Here are the results from all of the finals matches at the 2016 NCWA Championships, with each wrestler's place listed first followed by the scores of the placing matches. The final team standings are at the bottom of the file.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Emmanuel College put a championship stamp on the end of its first season, winning the NCWA Collegiate Cup as the association’s overall champion. The Lions won four of their five finals matches to pull away from Central Florida and Grand Valley State, taking the title with 213 points.