NWCA Releases NCAA Women’s Final Poll of the Season; NCWWC Preseeds
Manheim, PA – On Friday, The NWCA released their final NCAA Women’s rankings which will serve as preseeds for the NCWWC tournament set for March 5-6 at Tiffin University. McKendree remains in the top spot closely followed by second-place King. Each school is coming off NCWWC Regional tournament titles, McKendree in the Southwest Regional and King in the Southeast Regional. Entering the team rankings this week is New Jersey City University at #15 while Lakeland University drops out of the top 15.
NCWWC Regional Team Champions
- Northwest Regional North Central College
- Southeast Regional King University
- Southwest Regional McKendree University
- Northeast Regional Tiffin University
The top eight wrestlers from today’s individual rankings will serve as the pre-seeds for the NCWWC tournament. McKendree has four athletes seeded #1 while King – 3, Augsburg – 1, Emmanuel – 1, and North Central – 1 account for the remaining top seeds. Brackets will be released soon and will be accessible by clicking here.
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NCAA WOMEN | TOURNAMENT TEAM RANKING
|Ranking||Team||Total Points||Previous Rank|
|4||Colorado Mesa University||59||4|
|6||North Central College||41||5|
|T-12||UW – Stevens Point||6||11|
|15||New Jersey City University||3||NR|
Ranking Criteria: Teams will be permitted to enter two wrestlers per weight class, but only 15 total. Each team may receive points from only one wrestler per weight class. That point system is as follows: 1st – 16 points, 2nd – 12 points, 3rd – 10 points, 4th – 9 points, 5th – 7 points, 6th – 6 points, 7th – 4 points, 8th – 3 points.
Ranking Committee: Cliff Cushard (Adrian College), Link Davis (Emmanuel College), Travis Mercado (Colorado Mesa University), Jason Moorman (King University), Joe Norton (North Central College), Sam Schmitz (McKendree University).
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