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NCWA 2016 Preseason Wrestling Rankings

Posted on September 15, 2016

The defending NCWA national team champions, Emmanuel College out of Franklin Springs, Georgia, return four individual national champions as they look to defend their Collegiate Cup title in 2017. In all eight of 11 defending champions and 62 of 88 2016 All-Americans return. In addition, 2015 national champion....Read More

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Sacred Heart Adds NCWA Team

Posted on September 14, 2016

Sacred Heart University, the only Catholic institution with an NCAA DI wrestling program, will expand their wrestling footprint with the addition of an NCWA DII Club. The new squad will begin practice this fall and start NCWA competition in November. 

Sacred Heart has tapped former Sacred Heart wrestling alumnus Michael DelViscovo as the new head coach...

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Wrestling Returns to Richland College

Posted on September 01, 2016

By Cesar Canizales - After a three-decade absence, Richland College in Dallas, Texas will revive its wrestling program this fall — and it will include a women’s team.

Wrestling has experienced a revival at the high school level in Texas and other parts of the country, and those student-athletes are looking...

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NCWA Announces 2017 Post Season Venues

Posted on August 02, 2016

NCWA Nationals Venue Announced

NCWA Announced the locations and dates for this coming seasons Post season and National Duals.

The Post season will begin with the NCWA National Duals held at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia on January 27th & 28th 2017.

The nine NCWA Conference Championships will be contested on Saturday February 25th as...

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MIT Wrestler Loses His Life in Tragic Accident

Posted on July 19, 2016

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...

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NCWA Partners with HotelStorm for Association Discounts.

Posted on July 07, 2016

NCWA is excited to announce a new partnership with HotelStorm to bring exclusive hotel discounts available only to the NCWA community. 

A link to HotelStorm is provided on the right side of NCWA homepage for your convenience. Simply search the website for your favorite destinations.

Whether for personal...

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NCWA's LeRoy Gardner III Named Head Coach at the University of the Ozarks

Posted on June 03, 2016

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...

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2016 Vision Forum Registration NOW Open

Posted on June 03, 2016

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...

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Liberty University to Host 2017 National Duals

Posted on May 20, 2016

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...

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