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2017 NAIA National Qualifiers

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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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2017 NAIA Regional Qualifying Tournaments: TOM Cheat Sheet

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NAIA Coaches Top 20 Poll http://www.naia.org/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=27900&ATCLID=211462995 2017 National Qualifying Tournaments http://www.naia.org/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=27900&ATCLID=211117894 2016-2017 NAIA Coaches Manual http://www.naia.org/fls/27900/1NAIA/Championships/CoachesCorner/Wrestling/WR_Manual.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=27900   It is time to start the trip to the postseason!  In the NAIA, the first stop on the journey will be at one of six regional qualifiers.  All of the tournaments will be available on Trackwrestling for fans to follow along and be ...

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Incredible NAIA Field to Assemble at 2017 Missouri Valley Invite

Missouri Valley Invite

What would you call a tournament that could have as many as 75% of the ranked wrestlers in the NAIA in attendance?  If your first thought is 2017 NAIA National Championship, you would be making a forgivable mistake.  This may not be the national tournament, but at first glance, the 2017 Missouri Valley Invite will be nearly as tough.  Eight ...

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Under the Radar: University of St. Mary, Leavenworth, Kansas

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It has been six months since the University of Saint Mary announced their addition of both men’s and women’s wrestling programs. Located in Leavenworth, Kansas, the Spires are a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). With the addition of wrestling, the University now offers 18 sports, many of which are offered for both genders. They offer the ...

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Three-time NAIA champion Brock Gutches to replace Tyler Wilps at 174 at NWCA All-Star Classic

By Jason Bryant TheOpenMat.com Manheim, Pennsylvania – For the first time since 2004, a wrestler from the NAIA will be in the main event at the NWCA All-Star Classic. Due to an injury to Pittsburgh All-American Tyler Wilps at 174 pounds, Southern Oregon’s three-time NAIA national champion Brock Gutches has been named as a participant at the 2014 NWCA All-Star ...

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Montana State-Northern: Wrestling Preseason

Get updates from Havre, Montana as one of the top programs in the NAIA, Montana State-Northern trucks through the season. [tubepress mode=”user” userValue=”LightsWrestling” orderBy=”newest”]

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Oklahoma City women kick off season with ranking matches

By Oklahoma City Sports Information OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University’s Blue team picked up decisions in six of the 10 matches that cruised past the Black team 29-13 in the Black-Blue Ranking Matches Thursday at Abe Lemons Arena. Three-time defending champion Emily Webster, a senior from Sedalia, Mo., started with dual with at tech fall over Stephanie Martinez, a ...

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Southern Oregon’s Cline to be inducted into NAIA Hall of Fame

By Southern Oregon Sports Information Dr. Nicholas Cline, one of the most decorated wrestlers in Southern Oregon University history, has been named one of the 12 inductees to the 2015 NAIA Hall of Fame Class, the NAIA office announced. Cline, who came to Southern Oregon from Glendale, Ore., spent 15 years atop the Raider record book for career victories with ...

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West Virginia Tech releases 2014-15 schedule

By West Virginia Tech Sports Information MONTGOMERY, West Virginia – The WVU Tech wrestling squad has announced their schedule for the 2014-15 season. Looking to build on last season’s historic 10-4 record, the Tech grapplers will hit the road to test their skills against a wide variety of competition. The season opens Nov. 1 with the United States Collegiate Athletic ...

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