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2019-20 DI Viewers Guide


photo courtesy of Richard Immel

Believe it or not, we are less than two weeks away from the start of the DI wrestling season. The first events on the calendar will take place on November 1st. With so many teams to follow, trying to keep track of everything you may want to watch this year can be overwhelming. Have no fear, we at TOM are here to help. Here are some of the notable events to watch this year. Some are intriguing because of the caliber of teams involved, others may feature a cool promotional idea, while a few actually feature new DI programs. Also, the participants in all major bracketed, individual tournament have been posted. Open tournaments were not included. Please support your local teams and attend events in person, if possible!

If you team is not mentioned in a tournament or if your promotional dual is not featured please let me know! esmith@theopenmat.com

November 1st – “Battle of the Midway” (Army West Point, Fresno State, Wisconsin) @ San Diego, California

November 1st – Chattanooga Tri-Meet (Chattanooga, Presbyterian, SIU Edwardsville) @ Chattanooga, Tennessee (Presbyterian’s first dual)

November 2nd – Missouri @ Virginia Tech

November 2nd – Rutgers Quad (Centenary, Long Island, Pitt-Johnstown, Rutgers)  @ Piscataway, New Jersey (Long Island’s first DI dual)

November 3rd – Battle at The Citadel (American, The Citadel, Duke, NC State, Ohio, Old Dominion, Presbyterian, Stanford) @ Charleston, South Carolina

November 8th – North Carolina @ Michigan

November 9th – Mountaineer Invite (Appalachian State, Central Michigan, Duke, Gardner-Webb, Kent State, Oregon State, Purdue, West Virginia)  @ Boone, North Carolina

November 9th – Journeymen Duals (Arizona State, Buffalo, Long Island, Purdue, Sacred Heart, Utah Valley, Virginia)  @ Troy, New York

November 10th – “Mat on the Mound” Northwestern @ Virginia Tech (On VT’s baseball field)

November 14th – Illinois vs Missouri @ St. Louis, Missouri

November 16th – Oklahoma State @ Lehigh

November 16th – San Francisco State @ Cal Poly (Outdoor on “O’Neill Green)

November 17th – Black Knight Invitational (Army West Point, Bloomsburg, Central Michigan, Hofstra, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Penn State)  @ West Point, New York

November 22nd – Penn State @ Arizona State

November 23rd – Navy Classic (Air Force, American, Brown, Bucknell, Campbell, The Citadel, Cleveland State, Edinboro, George Mason, Kent State, Lock Haven, Michigan State, Navy, Ohio, Old Dominion, Oregon State, Rutgers, Virginia Tech)  @ Annapolis, Maryland

November 23rd – Lehigh @ Princeton

November 24th – Keystone Classic (Appalachian State, Drexel, Duke, Franklin & Marshall, Harvard, Penn, Rider, Sacred Heart, Virginia, VMI)  @ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

November 24th – Iowa @ Iowa State

November 24th – Minnesota @ Oklahoma State

November 24th – Nebraska @ Northern Iowa

November 24th – Pittsburgh @ Lehigh

November 24th – University of the Ozarks at Little Rock (Little Rock’s first dual meet)

December 1st – Cornell @ Ohio State

December 1st – Wisconsin @ Iowa

December 6/7th – Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Arizona State, Binghamton, Cal Poly, The Citadel, Clarion, Cornell, CSU Bakersfield, Edinboro, Fresno State, Harvard, Hofstra, Iowa State, Kent State, Michigan, Minnesota, NC State, North Dakota State, Northern Colorado, Northern Iowa, Northwestern, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Purdue, South Dakota State, Utah Valley, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wyoming)  @ Las Vegas, Nevada

December 6th – Penn State @ Lehigh

December 6th – Princeton @ Oklahoma State

December 7th – SIU Cougar Clash (Brown, Little Rock, Michigan State, Missouri, SIU Edwardsville, Wisconsin) @ Edwardsville, Illinois

December 8th – Iowa @ Princeton

December 13th – “Rumble in the Jungle” Lock Haven vs Navy @ Red Lion, Pennsylvania

December 15th – Reno Tournament of Champions (Arizona State, Campbell, Fresno State, Oregon State, Utah Valley, Wyoming)  @ Reno, Nevada

December 15th – Oklahoma State @ Oklahoma

December 29/30th – Midlands Championship (American, Arizona State, Army West Point, Bloomsburg, Brown, Bucknell, Cal Poly, Campbell, Central Michigan, Columbia, Franklin & Marshall, Harvard, Northwestern, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, North Carolina, Northern Iowa, Northwestern, Ohio, Penn, Princeton, Purdue, SIU Edwardsville, Virginia, Wisconsin)  @ Hoffman Estates, Illinois

December 29/30th – South Beach Duals (Cornell, Duke, Lehigh, Michigan State, Minnesota, Missouri, NC State, North Dakota State, Old Dominion, South Dakota State, Wyoming)  @ Fort Lauderdale, Florida

January 1/2nd – Southern Scuffle (Air Force, Appalachian State, Binghamton, Chattanooga, Cleveland State, CSU Bakersfield, Davidson, Drexel, Gardner-Webb, George Mason, Iowa State, Little Rock, Lock Haven, Navy, Northern Colorado, Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Pittsburgh, Rider, Rutgers, Stanford, VMI, West Virginia)  @ Chattanooga, Tennessee

January 10/11th – Virginia Duals (Duke, Fresno State, Maryland, Old Dominion, Penn, Rider, Virginia)  @ Hampton, Virginia

January 6th – Arizona State @ Ohio State

January 11th – Iowa State vs Arizona State @ Chandler, Arizona

January 11th – Princeton @ NC State

January 18th – Nebraska @ Iowa

January 18th – Pittsburgh @ Oklahoma State

January 19th – Minnesota @ Michigan

January 24th – Ohio State @ Iowa

January 24th – Penn State @ Nebraska

January 25th – All-Academy Championships (Air Force, The Citadel, Navy, VMI)  @ Colorado Springs, Colorado

January 25th – Oklahoma State @ Northern Iowa

January 26th – Oklahoma State @ Iowa State

January 31st – Penn State @ Iowa

February 1st – Michigan vs Rutgers @ Madison Square Garden

February 2nd – Missouri @ Oklahoma State

February 8th – Duke @ Virginia Tech (At the Moss Arts Center)

February 9th – Arizona State @ Missouri

February 9th – Cornell @ Princeton

February 14th – Virginia Tech @ NC State

February 15th – Ohio State @ Penn State

February 16th – “Feud on the Field” Arizona State @ CSU Bakersfield (On the soccer field)

February 16th – Northern Iowa @ Iowa State

February 16th – Oklahoma @ Oklahoma State

February 22nd – Army @ Navy

February 22nd – Iowa State @ Missouri

February 23rd – Oklahoma State @ Iowa

February 23rd – Rutgers @ Princeton

March 6/7th – EIWA Championships @ Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

March 7th – Pac-12 Championships @ Palo Alto, California

March 7/8th – Big 12 Championships @ Tulsa, Oklahoma’

March 7/8th – Big Ten Championships @ Piscataway, New Jersey

March 7/8th – MAC Championships @ Dekalb, Illinois

March 8th – ACC Championships @ Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

March 8th – SoCon Championships @ Boone, North Carolina

March 19th-21st – NCAA Championships @ Minneapolis, Minnesota

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