Scranton, Pa. – July 9, 2019 – Lackawanna College will add the area’s first and only women’s collegiate wrestling program. The College will compete in the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) with 2019-20 set as its inaugural season. WCWA has partnered with 38 colleges across the U.S. and Canada. Lackawanna’s home matches will take place at the Lackawanna College Student Union.
Administrators from NCAA schools sponsoring women’s wrestling met in Orlando on June 11 to discuss a plan for positioning the sport to achieve the emerging sport status that has been recommended by the NCAA Women’s Committee on Athletics.
Manheim, PA – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) is proud to announce the 2019 winners of the Inaugural State and National Scholastic Girls Coach of the Year awards. These awards were made available for any state whose high school association sponsored a Girls Championship, Pilot, or Invitational during the 2018-19 season.
KENOSHA, WIS.— Carthage College will broaden its sports offerings in 2020-21 with the revival of men's wrestling, and the addition of women's wrestling and women's bowling. These additions will expand the Carthage athletics department to 27 varsity programs.
Manheim, PA – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) is proud to announce the 2019 winners of the Scholastic Coach of the Year awards for the State, Region, and National levels.
The NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics has recommended that all three divisions of the NCAA governance structure add two sports — women’s wrestling, plus acrobatics and tumbling — to the NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program. If adopted, the sports would join the program Aug. 1, 2020.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Cascade Collegiate Conference has added women’s wrestling as a CCC recognized sport beginning with the 2019-20 season, the league office announced today.