2023 NCWA Nationals Brackets Released
The 9 NCWA Conference Tournaments are over and with it comes the anticipation of the National Tournament Bracket.
The brackets have been released and can be viewed HERE!! Brackets will officially be entered into FloArena over the next 2 days and released to the public on Monday, March 6th.
The Men will start the Championships on Thursday, March 9th. #1 seeds for the Men's tournament are:
125 - Jack Parker (Fr, Bellarmine) 24-13
133 - Dillon Messick (Sr, Apprentice) 27-8
141 - Parker Watson (Sr, Ohio State WC) 10-0
149 - Zac Cowan (So, Bellarmine) 24-8
157 - Ian McIlhenny (Sr, Liberty) 10-7 RETURNING NATIONAL CHAMP
165 - Cole Nance (So, Bellarmine) 27-12
174 - Devan Hendricks (Sr, Bellarmine) 21-4
184 - Michael Jackson (Jr, Allen) 27-4
197 - Josiah Murphy (Sr, Liberty) 12-1 RETURNING NATIONAL CHAMP
235 - Jeffrey Allen (Sr, Liberty) 25-2 3x DEFENDING NATIONAL CHAMP
285 - Frederick Weaver (Sr, Liberty) 18-1 2X DEFENDING NATIONAL CHAMP
Note that two other National Champions are in the brackets with the 2022 141-lb Champion, Thomas McCane (now with Central Florida and the #10 seed at 149) and the 2022 174-lb NJCAA Champion, Josh Kenny (previously of Muskegon CC) as the #2 seed at 174.
The Women start competition on Friday, March 10th. #1 Seeds for the Women's tournament are:
101 - Jasmine Cortez (Fr, Texas State) 7-0
109 - Hermelinda Mendoza (Jr, Ottawa-Arizona) 17-1 2022 NATIONAL CHAMP at 101
116 - LyQualah Kinsey (So, Ottawa-Arizona) 18-5
123 - Lauren Stone (Jr, Florida) 3-2 2022 NATIONAL CHAMP
130 - Viveca Pannell (So, MIT) 16-7
136 - Julie Wilson (So, Washington State) 10-7
143 - Anastasia Fucci (Fr, Colorado State) 16-0
155 - Leilani Frazier (Fr, Santa Rosa JC) 2-1
170 - Maile Ka'ahanui (Jr, Liberty) 4-5
191 - Ranaeh Ureste (So, Grays Harbor College) 18-6
235 - Katie Moore (Jr, Stony Brook) 2022 NATIONAL CHAMP
NCWA Staff, Personnel, and Teams are starting to arrive in Puerto Rico as we speak! See everyone at the tournament!