University of North Texas - Women's News

November 28, 2018

NCWA Women's Rankings - 11.28.18

The inaugural women's rankings are finally here!  The women's division has grown by nearly double from last year, which has allowed hte NCWA to produce rankings.  Several teams in the Northwest, Southwest, and West Coast Conferences have been wrestling for 3 weeks already getting a head start on the rest of the competition.

October 17, 2016

University of North Texas Athlete Breaking Barriers

Wrestling isn’t just a sport to University of North Texas junior Avery Souders, it’s a mindset.

For the past eight years, Souders has spent countless hours perfecting her craft. And the results show nothing less.

“I’m a little hard on myself,” she said. “I’ve gotten second at nationals two times in a row.”

Souders started wrestling as a freshman in high school because of her older brother, Austin. After reaching All-American status twice in high school, she was then recruited by King College in Tennessee.

But an early injury forced Souders to watch from the sidelines for two years while others battled for the national title she always dreamed of.

So in the Spring of 2014, Souders made the choice to move closer to home and attend UNT. There was only one problem...