The NCWA Postseason has officially started with the completion of the Conference Championship qualifiers. The rankings have shifted quite a bit due to upsets and guys coming out of nowhere. Which of these guys will stand on the podium come March 11th in Allen, Texas?
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.
The MIT wrestling team traveled to the University of New Hampshire for the Northeast Conference Championships which is the NCWA national qualifier. Five wrestlers qualified for the national tournament.
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.
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
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..............