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NCAA Division II Wrestling Super Regional Cheat Sheet

NCAA Wrestling

Division II Wrestling Coaches Top 25 Poll http://d2wrestle.com/2017/02/20/division-ii-national-rankings-feb-20-2017/   NCAA Division II Championship Central http://www.ncaa.com/sports/wrestling/d2   It is time to start the trek to the NCAA Division II national tournament!  In what is sure to be an exciting journey, the top four finishers at the four regional tournaments will make up the field in March.  Perennial powers St Cloud State ...

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Top Six Matches to Watch at the 2017 Pac-12 Championships

Pac-12 Matches to Watch

The NCAA Division I wrestling post-season gets underway Sunday with the 2017 Pac-12 Wrestling Championships in Maples Pavilion at Stanford. Wrestling starts at 10:30 am pacific time with the final session scheduled for 6 pm local time. You can watch the action live throughout the day on Pac-12.com and the finals will be on the Pac-12 network. We’ll have an ...

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NCAA DI Individual College Wrestling Rankings February 21, 2017

NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings

TheOpenMat.com has released it's February 21, 2017, NCAA Division I Individual College Wrestling Rankings. 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 ...

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Dresser Returns Home to Assume Cyclone Wrestling Reins

Iowa State

AMES, Iowa – Kevin Dresser, the 2016 National Wrestling Coaches’ Association Coach of the Year, has agreed to return home to his native state to become Iowa State’s Head Wrestling Coach. Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard made the announcementMonday afternoon. The 54-year-old Humboldt, Iowa native, built a national power at Virginia Tech. Inheriting a team that won one dual in the ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestling Team of the Week – Feb. 20th, 2017

Pueblo County, CO

Photo By Dan Mohrmann Since taking over the Pueblo County wrestling team in 2010, head coach Eddie Soto has taken the Hornets to a whole new level. Last season, the Pueblo County wrestling team won its first-ever Class 4A state championship with 203.5 points, easily outdistancing runner-up Greeley Central (121) and claiming four individual state titles. This past weekend, the ...

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TOM’s High School Wrestler of the Week – Feb. 20th, 2017

Austin O'Connor - St. Rita

St. Rita’s Austin O’Connor joined the elite four-timer club this weekend by winning his fourth Illinois state championship, this one at 152-pounds. With his 20-7 win over Cole Smith of Providence High, who O’Connor beat for the fourth time this season, O’Connor became the 15th four-time state champion in IHSA history. O’Connor became St. Rita’s second four-time state champion. The ...

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TOM’s College Wrestler of the Week – Feb. 20th, 2017

Christian Brunner - Purdue

Photo Courtesy of Purdue Athletics, Charles Jischke Don’t look now, but true freshman Christian Brunner is beginning to look like a post-season dark horse a year after winning his first Illinois state title as a high school senior. The Dundee-Crown High School product earned a nice win last week when he knocked off #17 Ricky Robertson (Wisconsin), 4-1. However, he had ...

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Stat Corner Powered by WrestleStat: Individual Bonus Points and SoS

Stat Corner

Two weeks ago, we looked at NCAA Division I wrestling teams to see who was scoring the most bonus points and who was doing the best job after adjusting for their strength of schedule.  Now that the regular season is nearly over, we thought we’d check in on the same metrics for individual wrestlers.  In this week’s Stat Corner powered ...

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2017 NAIA National Qualifiers


The NAIA regional qualifying tournaments took place across the country yesterday.  The following is a list of the 180 automatic qualifiers who placed in the top-three at their respective tournaments.  We will update this list with the at-large qualifiers as we get them.  The 2017 NAIA national wrestling tournament is March 3rd and 4th in Topeka, Kansas. NAIA National Qualifiers ...

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