NWCA News

NWCA Releases First Coaches Poll of 2011-12 Season

by Tammy Tedesco | Nov 03, 2011

The first NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for the 2011-12 season has been released. Overall three conferences are represented in the Top 10 and eight conferences represented in the Top 25.

The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll Committee is made up of one coach from each conference.  A number one ranking is worth 25 points and a number 25 ranking is worth one point.

After winning their second NCAA Championship in school history, the first being in 1953, Penn State will start this season at the top of the poll, with four returning All-Americans, including NCAA Champion Quentin Wright. The Nittany Lions received seven out of ten first place votes.

The University of Iowa starts this season at No. 2, after a third place finish at the NCAA Championships. They also return this year with four All-Americans. The Hawkeyes received two out of ten first place votes in this pre-season poll.

Returning with two All-Americans including NCAA Champion Jordan Oliver, Oklahoma State will start the season at No. 3, one place higher than their NCAA finish. Oklahoma State received the final first place vote in this week’s poll.

Minnesota returns four All-Americans to the mat this year, putting them at No. 4, to start the season.

After a second place finish at the 2011 NCAA Tournament Cornell University starts the pre-season ranked No. 5. In 2010 they were the first Ivy League team to hold the number 1 ranking. The Big Red are returning three All-Americans including one National Champion.  

Rounding out the pre-season Top 10 are: Lehigh, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma.

A new poll will be released every Tuesday from now until the week of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament and can be found at www.nwcaonline.com.   

 

Rank

School

Total

1

Penn State (7)

244

2

Iowa (2)

238

3

Oklahoma State (1)

234

4

Minnesota

218

5

Cornell

209

6

Lehigh

202

7

Michigan

175

8

Illinois

161

9

Missouri

152

10

Oklahoma  

132

T11

Maryland

125

T11

American

125

13

Ohio State

110

14

Virginia Tech

102

T15

Wyoming

95

T15

Rutgers

95

17

Pittsburgh

91

18

Oregon State

90

19

Northwestern

84

20

Iowa State

67

21

Stanford

62

22

Virginia  

61

23

Central Michigan

47

24

Kent State

34

25

Penn  

31

Other teams receiving votes: Arizona State, Binghamton, Boise State, Buffalo, Cal Poly, Hofstra, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northern Iowa, and Purdue.

The National Wrestling Coaches Association, established in 1928, is a non-profit organization for the advancement of all levels of the sport of wrestling with primary emphasis on developing coaches who work in academic environments.   The membership embraces all people interested in amateur wrestling.

The three core competencies of the NWCA are: Coaching Development, student-athlete welfare, and promotion of wrestling.

               

 

 

232 comments

Leave a comment
  1. for sale | May 08, 2012
    Very informative blog.Much thanks again. Awesome.
  2. tips | May 08, 2012
    Looking forward to reading more. Great blog article.Much thanks again. Cool.
  3. Online Background Check | May 01, 2012
    Looking forward to reading more. Great blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on...
  4. Wayne Boich | May 01, 2012
    I value the article. Really Cool.
  5. Cabbage Salad | Apr 30, 2012
    I truly appreciate this blog article.Much thanks again. Much obliged.
  6. Egg Salad | Apr 30, 2012
    I really enjoy the post. Really Cool.
  7. Citizen Watch | Apr 29, 2012
    Really appreciate you sharing this blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Awesome.
  8. Tommy Bahama Watches | Apr 29, 2012
    Great, thanks for sharing this article post.Thanks Again. Really Cool.
  9. Donate Your Car | Apr 29, 2012
    Thanks for the blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Much obliged.
  10. Donate Car | Apr 29, 2012
    Wow, great blog article.Much thanks again. Really Cool.
  11. Stock Options | Apr 29, 2012
    I loved your post.Really thank you! Will read on...
  12. short term loan | Apr 26, 2012
    Great blog post. Keep writing.
  13. buy followers | Apr 25, 2012
    Thanks again for the blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on...
  14. mlb picks | Apr 25, 2012
    Thanks a lot for the article post. Great.
  15. buy a time share | Apr 25, 2012
    I loved your post.Really thank you! Great.
  16. curs valutar | Apr 25, 2012
    I truly appreciate this post.Much thanks again. Really Great.
  17. hearing aids Springfield | Apr 24, 2012
    I truly appreciate this article.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on...
  18. hearing aids Houston | Apr 24, 2012
    A round of applause for your post.Much thanks again. Really Cool.
  19. Free Pool Games | Apr 24, 2012
    Appreciate you sharing, great post.Really thank you! Want more.
  20. Personal Injury Orange County | Apr 24, 2012
    Im obliged for the post.Thanks Again. Really Great.
  21. Relocation Services | Apr 24, 2012
    Im obliged for the article post.Really looking forward to read more. Really Cool.
  22. Zippy Rides | Apr 24, 2012
    Say, you got a nice article. Will read on...
  23. web design india | Apr 24, 2012
    Awesome article post.Really thank you! Want more.
  24. new ipad unboxing | Apr 24, 2012
    A big thank you for your blog.Much thanks again. Awesome.
  25. craft | Apr 23, 2012
    I cannot thank you enough for the post.Much thanks again. Will read on...
  26. oil jobs texas | Apr 23, 2012
    Really enjoyed this post.Thanks Again. Keep writing.
  27. Best Korean online course | Apr 23, 2012
    This is one awesome blog. Really Cool.
  28. kerem azer | Apr 23, 2012
    I loved your post.
  29. flying during pregnancy | Apr 22, 2012
    Im grateful for the blog.Thanks Again.
  30. vegas strip club | Apr 22, 2012
    I think this is a real great article post.Thanks Again. Fantastic.
  31. Gail Vaz Oxlade | Apr 21, 2012
    Im grateful for the article.Really looking forward to read more. Great.
  32. homebased business Entrepreneur | Apr 21, 2012
    Say, you got a nice blog.
  33. search marketing | Apr 21, 2012
    I really liked your post.Much thanks again. Really Great.
  34. webdesign | Apr 21, 2012
    Thanks so much for the blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Great.
  35. getting followers on tumblr | Apr 21, 2012
    Say, you got a nice blog article.Much thanks again. Fantastic.
  36. Detech Fire Alarms | Apr 21, 2012
    Very informative post.Really thank you! Awesome.
  37. home page | Apr 21, 2012
    I really liked your blog article.Much thanks again.
  38. EB1A | Apr 21, 2012
    Very neat blog.Really thank you! Really Great.
  39. private krankenversicherung vergleich | Apr 20, 2012
    Say, you got a nice post.Thanks Again. Fantastic.
  40. Make money from home | Apr 20, 2012
    Thanks a lot for the post.Really looking forward to read more. Great.
  41. Joomla 1.7 Component | Apr 20, 2012
    Thanks a lot for the blog.Really thank you!
  42. Johor Bahru Job | Apr 20, 2012
    Looking forward to reading more. Great blog post.Thanks Again. Really Great.
  43. ex recovery system review | Apr 19, 2012
    Hey, thanks for the article.Thanks Again.
  44. Salary of a radiologist | Apr 19, 2012
    Really appreciate you sharing this blog.Much thanks again. Really Cool.
  45. business cards | Apr 18, 2012
    Thanks-a-mundo for the article post.Really thank you! Awesome.
  46. juice diet | Apr 18, 2012
    I am so grateful for your article post.Really looking forward to read more. Want more.
  47. custom sign company | Apr 18, 2012
    Very neat blog.Thanks Again. Really Cool.
  48. geneva hotels | Apr 18, 2012
    Looking forward to reading more. Great blog article.Thanks Again. Keep writing.
  49. Locksmith Washington DC review | Apr 18, 2012
    wow, awesome post.Really thank you! Really Cool.
  50. trottinette freestyle | Apr 18, 2012
    Fantastic article.Much thanks again. Great.

    Leave a comment

    Top Stories

    NWCA Releases First Coaches Poll of 2011-12 Season

    by Tammy Tedesco | Nov 03, 2011

    The first NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll for the 2011-12 season has been released. Overall three conferences are represented in the Top 10 and eight conferences represented in the Top 25.

    The NWCA/USA Today Division I Team Coaches Poll Committee is made up of one coach from each conference.  A number one ranking is worth 25 points and a number 25 ranking is worth one point.

    After winning their second NCAA Championship in school history, the first being in 1953, Penn State will start this season at the top of the poll, with four returning All-Americans, including NCAA Champion Quentin Wright. The Nittany Lions received seven out of ten first place votes.

    The University of Iowa starts this season at No. 2, after a third place finish at the NCAA Championships. They also return this year with four All-Americans. The Hawkeyes received two out of ten first place votes in this pre-season poll.

    Returning with two All-Americans including NCAA Champion Jordan Oliver, Oklahoma State will start the season at No. 3, one place higher than their NCAA finish. Oklahoma State received the final first place vote in this week’s poll.

    Minnesota returns four All-Americans to the mat this year, putting them at No. 4, to start the season.

    After a second place finish at the 2011 NCAA Tournament Cornell University starts the pre-season ranked No. 5. In 2010 they were the first Ivy League team to hold the number 1 ranking. The Big Red are returning three All-Americans including one National Champion.  

    Rounding out the pre-season Top 10 are: Lehigh, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma.

    A new poll will be released every Tuesday from now until the week of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Tournament and can be found at www.nwcaonline.com.   

     

    Rank

    School

    Total

    1

    Penn State (7)

    244

    2

    Iowa (2)

    238

    3

    Oklahoma State (1)

    234

    4

    Minnesota

    218

    5

    Cornell

    209

    6

    Lehigh

    202

    7

    Michigan

    175

    8

    Illinois

    161

    9

    Missouri

    152

    10

    Oklahoma  

    132

    T11

    Maryland

    125

    T11

    American

    125

    13

    Ohio State

    110

    14

    Virginia Tech

    102

    T15

    Wyoming

    95

    T15

    Rutgers

    95

    17

    Pittsburgh

    91

    18

    Oregon State

    90

    19

    Northwestern

    84

    20

    Iowa State

    67

    21

    Stanford

    62

    22

    Virginia  

    61

    23

    Central Michigan

    47

    24

    Kent State

    34

    25

    Penn  

    31

    Other teams receiving votes: Arizona State, Binghamton, Boise State, Buffalo, Cal Poly, Hofstra, Michigan State, Nebraska, Northern Iowa, and Purdue.

    The National Wrestling Coaches Association, established in 1928, is a non-profit organization for the advancement of all levels of the sport of wrestling with primary emphasis on developing coaches who work in academic environments.   The membership embraces all people interested in amateur wrestling.

    The three core competencies of the NWCA are: Coaching Development, student-athlete welfare, and promotion of wrestling.

                   

     

     

    232 comments

    Leave a comment
    1. for sale | May 08, 2012
      Very informative blog.Much thanks again. Awesome.
    2. tips | May 08, 2012
      Looking forward to reading more. Great blog article.Much thanks again. Cool.
    3. Online Background Check | May 01, 2012
      Looking forward to reading more. Great blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on...
    4. Wayne Boich | May 01, 2012
      I value the article. Really Cool.
    5. Cabbage Salad | Apr 30, 2012
      I truly appreciate this blog article.Much thanks again. Much obliged.
    6. Egg Salad | Apr 30, 2012
      I really enjoy the post. Really Cool.
    7. Citizen Watch | Apr 29, 2012
      Really appreciate you sharing this blog article.Really looking forward to read more. Awesome.
    8. Tommy Bahama Watches | Apr 29, 2012
      Great, thanks for sharing this article post.Thanks Again. Really Cool.
    9. Donate Your Car | Apr 29, 2012
      Thanks for the blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Much obliged.
    10. Donate Car | Apr 29, 2012
      Wow, great blog article.Much thanks again. Really Cool.
    11. Stock Options | Apr 29, 2012
      I loved your post.Really thank you! Will read on...
    12. short term loan | Apr 26, 2012
      Great blog post. Keep writing.
    13. buy followers | Apr 25, 2012
      Thanks again for the blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on...
    14. mlb picks | Apr 25, 2012
      Thanks a lot for the article post. Great.
    15. buy a time share | Apr 25, 2012
      I loved your post.Really thank you! Great.
    16. curs valutar | Apr 25, 2012
      I truly appreciate this post.Much thanks again. Really Great.
    17. hearing aids Springfield | Apr 24, 2012
      I truly appreciate this article.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on...
    18. hearing aids Houston | Apr 24, 2012
      A round of applause for your post.Much thanks again. Really Cool.
    19. Free Pool Games | Apr 24, 2012
      Appreciate you sharing, great post.Really thank you! Want more.
    20. Personal Injury Orange County | Apr 24, 2012
      Im obliged for the post.Thanks Again. Really Great.
    21. Relocation Services | Apr 24, 2012
      Im obliged for the article post.Really looking forward to read more. Really Cool.
    22. Zippy Rides | Apr 24, 2012
      Say, you got a nice article. Will read on...
    23. web design india | Apr 24, 2012
      Awesome article post.Really thank you! Want more.
    24. new ipad unboxing | Apr 24, 2012
      A big thank you for your blog.Much thanks again. Awesome.
    25. craft | Apr 23, 2012
      I cannot thank you enough for the post.Much thanks again. Will read on...
    26. oil jobs texas | Apr 23, 2012
      Really enjoyed this post.Thanks Again. Keep writing.
    27. Best Korean online course | Apr 23, 2012
      This is one awesome blog. Really Cool.
    28. kerem azer | Apr 23, 2012
      I loved your post.
    29. flying during pregnancy | Apr 22, 2012
      Im grateful for the blog.Thanks Again.
    30. vegas strip club | Apr 22, 2012
      I think this is a real great article post.Thanks Again. Fantastic.
    31. Gail Vaz Oxlade | Apr 21, 2012
      Im grateful for the article.Really looking forward to read more. Great.
    32. homebased business Entrepreneur | Apr 21, 2012
      Say, you got a nice blog.
    33. search marketing | Apr 21, 2012
      I really liked your post.Much thanks again. Really Great.
    34. webdesign | Apr 21, 2012
      Thanks so much for the blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Great.
    35. getting followers on tumblr | Apr 21, 2012
      Say, you got a nice blog article.Much thanks again. Fantastic.
    36. Detech Fire Alarms | Apr 21, 2012
      Very informative post.Really thank you! Awesome.
    37. home page | Apr 21, 2012
      I really liked your blog article.Much thanks again.
    38. EB1A | Apr 21, 2012
      Very neat blog.Really thank you! Really Great.
    39. private krankenversicherung vergleich | Apr 20, 2012
      Say, you got a nice post.Thanks Again. Fantastic.
    40. Make money from home | Apr 20, 2012
      Thanks a lot for the post.Really looking forward to read more. Great.
    41. Joomla 1.7 Component | Apr 20, 2012
      Thanks a lot for the blog.Really thank you!
    42. Johor Bahru Job | Apr 20, 2012
      Looking forward to reading more. Great blog post.Thanks Again. Really Great.
    43. ex recovery system review | Apr 19, 2012
      Hey, thanks for the article.Thanks Again.
    44. Salary of a radiologist | Apr 19, 2012
      Really appreciate you sharing this blog.Much thanks again. Really Cool.
    45. business cards | Apr 18, 2012
      Thanks-a-mundo for the article post.Really thank you! Awesome.
    46. juice diet | Apr 18, 2012
      I am so grateful for your article post.Really looking forward to read more. Want more.
    47. custom sign company | Apr 18, 2012
      Very neat blog.Thanks Again. Really Cool.
    48. geneva hotels | Apr 18, 2012
      Looking forward to reading more. Great blog article.Thanks Again. Keep writing.
    49. Locksmith Washington DC review | Apr 18, 2012
      wow, awesome post.Really thank you! Really Cool.
    50. trottinette freestyle | Apr 18, 2012
      Fantastic article.Much thanks again. Great.

      Leave a comment