ELMIRA, N.Y. — Elmira College Director of Athletics Renee Carlineo announced on Wednesday morning the addition of men’s and women’s wrestling as intercollegiate programs that will begin competition during the 2020-21 academic year. The teams expand Elmira’s varsity sports offerings to 20 intercollegiate programs.
Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce the addition of women’s wrestling to the list of intercollegiate sports the University offers.
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.
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.