NWCA 2021 NCAA WOMEN’S SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA AWARDS
Manheim, PA – On Friday, the National Wrestling Coaches Association announced the Scholar All-America Team and Individual honorees for the NCAA Women with awards going to 101 individuals representing 16 institutions.
“On behalf of the NWCA and our Board of Directors, it is my honor to celebrate this incredible list of Scholar All-America teams and individuals from the NCAA Women’s division,” said NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer. “It is so great to see the growth of this award program which is now in its third year. It’s important to note the incredible overlap between the National Placers and Scholar All-Americans as this is exactly what we want to see.”
In the team race, Adrian College repeated as Team Champions with a 3.743 GPA followed by #2 McKendree (3.720) and #3 King University (3.621). Rounding out the Top Five was #4 Augsburg (3.586) and #5 Gannon (3.573).
This year, King University led the way with an impressive 13 Scholar All-Americans while Augsburg University, Emmanuel College, and Tiffin University each had 9 honorees. Also, 45 of this year’s award winners received All-American status by placing at the National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Championships. Of these placers, an incredible 17 were National Finalists, seven of which were National Champions.