NCWA News


Emmanuel Repeats as NCWA Champion

Posted on March 12, 2017

ALLEN, Texas –Emmanuel College posted 233.5 points, culminated by three individual champions, and won its second consecutive NCWA title. The Lions became the first team to win back-to-back NCWA titles since Grand Valley State did so from 2006-08.


2017 Nationals Bracket Seeding and Draws are Complete

Posted on March 05, 2017

The final bracket seeding as voted on by the Conference Chairmen and the random drawing were completed by 10:00 pm last evening.  The collective tournament committee comprised of the Nine Conference Chairman placed the top 24 seeds with unseeded athletes then being randomly drawn into the bracket during the live public webcast broadcast Saturday March 4th starting at 6:00 pm.  The Nationals Brackets are now set and are not changed or adjusted after the Saturday evening draws. Any athlete failing to make weight or no showing at the event for any reason is scored as a forfeit and the appropriate points are awarded to the opponents team.  View the webcast and final brackets >> HERE<<


Penn State WC Brings Home a Mid-East Conference Title

Posted on March 05, 2017

Bringing Home the Conference Title

We all know the third time’s the charm — and that’s never rang more true than for Coach Schoenberg and the young Penn State Club Wrestling team.


UNIVERSITY PARK - Though most might know State College to be home to the 6-time NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship squad and are familiar with the history being made by Cael Sanderson and company, the Club Wrestling team on the other side of campus has quietly made a name for itself. The program has gone from being an intramural team to a top-down roster


Springfield Tech Wins Northeast Conference Championship

Posted on February 28, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – STCC men's wrestling team on Saturday became the first community college to win the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Northeast Conference Regional Championship.
Wrestlers from the men’s and women’s teams will next compete in the NCWA Nationals at Allen, Texas, which begins March 9.


2017 Pre-Nationals Rankings Released by NCWA

Posted on February 27, 2017

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?


Grays Harbor Wins Repeats as NWC Champion

Posted on February 27, 2017

Fielding the largest team in the NCWA Northwest, Grays Harbor College used its strength at the top of the brackets and depth throughout the entire field to showcase itself at Sam Benn Gym on Saturday.


Colorado State Qualifies Seven for Nationals

Posted on February 27, 2017

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.


MIT Places 5th at NEC

Posted on February 27, 2017

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.


Pre-Conference Rankings Released

Posted on February 16, 2017

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

Posted on February 15, 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



Qualifying Berths Announced for Nationals

Posted on February 12, 2017

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..............

UCSB at Western Regional Duals

Posted on January 30, 2017

UCSB attended its first Western Regional Duals on Jan. 28 at Dixie State University, St. George, UT.


2017 NCWA Western Regional Duals Championship Results

Posted on January 30, 2017

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.


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