Liberty University begins it's Defense of NCWA Titles

Posted on November 15, 2015

The Flames wrestling team is coming off its second NCWA National Duals and first NCWA National Championship tournament title, March 12-14 in Allen, Texas. But after graduating several starters and having his two individual national champions, Ryan Diehl and Josh Llopez, transfer to Maryland, Flames Head Coach Jesse Castro has more questions than answers going into the 2015-16 season.

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Grand Valley Aims High for 2015

Posted on November 09, 2015

By: BRODIE ORENT - Last season the Grand Valley State men’s wrestling team finished ninth at the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) National Championship. This year, the Lakers are shooting for No. 1.The Lakers are looking to improve on their “down year” last season and will not be satisfied with another ninth-place finish. Some of head...

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Opening Weekend Highlights Some of the NCWA's Best

Posted on November 02, 2015

Hundreds of NCWA Wrestlers took to the mats this past weekend as the 2015-16 season started off with strong impressive results coast to coast.

The University of Washington went international as the Huskies crossed over into Canada to compete in the Simon Fraser Invitational. Washington’s Matthew Iwicki took the gold medal at 149 pounds in the 25 team...

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The Apprentice School Announces 2015-16 Schedule

Posted on October 19, 2015

The Builders open the 2015-16 wrestling schedule at the Penn State Mont-Alto Dual Tournament, which the team also participated in at the start of last season. The November 1 Tournament will also feature Temple University (PA).

The following weekend, the team is at the Virginia Beach Fieldhouse for the Virginia Beach Nationals. Penn State Mont-Alto, East Carolina University,...

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Emmanuel College Welcomes Men's Wrestling Coach

Posted on October 03, 2015

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Emmanuel College welcomed Jake Brumbelow to the Lion family as the new head wrestling coach this September. Emmanuel College will begin their men and women's wrestling programs in the fall of 2015. Coach Brumbelow will be coaching the men's program. Coach Brumbelow comes to us from Brewton-Parker College where he started the wrestling program in 2011. In the...

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2015 Athlete Clearinghouse Registration Begins

Posted on September 17, 2015

The NCWA opened the Clearinghouse for the 2015-16 season on September 15th by launching the New Redesigned NCWA Website. All Athletes must register with the Clearinghouse each season before they are permitted to practice, travel or compete for their respective college programs. Registration is simple once the athletes team is fully vetted with the association each season. The official...

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​Women’s Division Moves into Main Body

Posted on August 27, 2015

The NCWA board of directors voted to merge its women’s division into its general body, closing what was the separate NCWWA Association, and establishing three divisions within the NCWA umbrella for the 2015-16 season: Division I and II for the men, and a women’s division. It also approved its women’s weight classes for 2015-16 to align...

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​NCWA National Duals Creates a Pilot Regional Program

Posted on August 24, 2015

The NCWA board voted to create a pilot program of establishing regional duals tournaments as qualifiers to its National Duals, which are part of its Collegiate Cup Series. The pilot program will begin with a Western Regional Duals tournament this fall for eligible teams within the Northwest, West Coast and Great Plains Conferences, held at a location yet to...

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NCWA National Champion Transfers to University of Maryland

Posted on August 20, 2015

One of the most talked about wrestlers in Pennsylvania during the 2012 & 2013 seasons was Trinity's Ryan Diehl. In fall 2011 the touted wrestler transferred from Berkeley Springs, West Virginia where he was a 2x State Champion

In 2011 Diehl made the decision to enroll at Trinity (Camp Hill) and compete in the PIAA's Class AA Division. While having two West...

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2015 Vision Forum Recap

Posted on August 14, 2015

By Scott Farrell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The National Collegiate Wrestling Association announced more of its continued growth as it expands closer to the 200-team mark. The NCWA approved four programs this summer, and at least five more are in the works as the 2015-16 season approaches.

Nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in the...

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