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National Wrestling Coaches Association Division III Team Ranking – January 13, 2015

NCAA Division III Wrestling Rankings

Ranking – Team – Record – Previous Rank 1. Wartburg College (IA) (11 – 1) 2 2. University of Wisconsin – Whitewater (10 – 1) 1 3. Concordia College – Moorhead (MN) (9 – 3) 4 4. Wabash College (IN) (6 – 2) 3 5. University of Wisconsin – La Crosse (12 – 3) 6 6. Augsburg College (MN) (7 ...

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Pittsburgh Wrestling Freshman Forys Honored By ACC

Pittsburgh Wrestling

GREENSBORO, N.C. – After posting a perfect 3-0 record at the Pitt Duals, which included a pair of wins against conference opponents, Pitt freshman Dom Forys was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Wrestler of the Week. The 125-pound grappler ignited each of the Panthers’ victories on the day and scored crucial bonus points in each one. In his opening bout, ...

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USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll 1-13-2015

USA Today Coaches Poll

by Jason Bryant Manheim, Pennsylvania — Iowa remained No. 1 in the most recent USA Today/NWCA Division I Coaches Poll released on Tuesday, but the Hawkeyes are the unanimous No. 1 for the first time this season. The Hawkeyes blasted Oklahoma State (3-2) 30-7 over the weekend to stay unbeaten in dual competition at 8-0. Minnesota (8-0) got a scare ...

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Iowa and Ohio State Claim Big Ten Wrestler of the Week Award

Big Ten Wrestler of the week

Co-Wrestlers of the Week Brandon Sorensen, Iowa 149 pounds – Fr. – Cedar Falls, Iowa – Denver • Defeated No. 2 Josh Kindig of Oklahoma State, 6-1, to help No. 1 Iowa defeat No. 8 Oklahoma State (30-7) • Secured his second straight win over a top-five opponent • Moved into the No. 3 ranking in the 149-pound weight class ...

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AFA’s Martinez and SDSU’s Andrade Named Co-WWC Wrestlers of the Week

Western Wrestling Conference

OREM, Utah — Air Force Academy 125-pound junior Josh Martinez (Colorado Springs, Colo./Pine Creek HS) and South Dakota State University 125-pound sophomore Issac Andrade (Redding, Calif./Foothill HS) have been named Co-Western Wrestling Conference Wrestlers of the Week after both recorded outstanding performances on the mat last week. The conference award was announced Monday by the league. Martinez led Air Force ...

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Boyd Earns Second Big 12 Honor This Season

Oklahoma State Wrestling

STILLWATER – Oklahoma State sophomore wrestler Nolan Boyd was named Big 12 Wrestler of the Week for his performance in the Cowboys’ dual against top-ranked Iowa on Sunday, the league announced today. This is Boyd’s second Big 12 weekly honor of the season as well as his career. The 184 pounder knocked off his second top-10 opponent of the season ...

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What’s he doing on top?

The Open Mat

If you’ve been to a wrestling match anywhere in the country I’m pretty sure you’ve heard that guy. You know the guy 10 seconds into a match is yelling “What’s he doing on top?” I know for a fact that if you have attended a Minnesota or Iowa dual you have heard that guy and he may be reading this ...

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TOM Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings – January 13, 2015

NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings

TheOpenMat.com has released its Division I Individual Wrestling Rankings for January 13, 2015. Athletes who are known to be redshirting, injured for a prolonged amount of time or are known to be coming back the second semester are not ranked. During the season, wrestlers who miss two weeks of scheduled competition (excluding opens), will be removed from the rankings (with ...

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Semifinals set for NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals in Fort Wayne

NWCA National Duals

by Jason Bryant The semifinals have been set for the NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals presented by Hibiclens and the United States Marine Corps in honor of Cliff Keen at the Allen County War Memorial in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The event is held in conjunction with other events run by the United Wrestling Group. Division II Defending champion Notre Dame College ...

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