NCAA Division I Brackets and at-large picks released

Participants set to compete March 21-23 in Des Moines

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA announced the 44 at-large selections for the 2013 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships and released the brackets for the tournament.

Brackets | List of all qualifiers

It was also announced on the NCAA Championships Selection Show that the finals will begin at 174 pounds and wrap around and end at 165 pounds.

The wrestlers listed in alphabetical order by weight class join the 286 student-athletes that qualified automatically through the conference and regional qualifying tournaments over the past two weekends.  The at-large selections were made by the NCAA Division I Wrestling Committee using the following selection criteria: head-to-head competition, quality wins, results against common opponents, winning percentage, rating percentage index, coaches ranking, qualifying event placement, and number of matches contested at that weight class.

125Christian CullinanCentral MichiganMAC
125Rob DeutschOld DominionCAA
125Eric MontoyaCampbellSoCon
125Evan SilverStanfordPac-12
133Vincent DellafaveRutgersEIWA
133Mackenzie McGuireKent StateMAC
133Jimmy MorrisRiderCAA
133Joseph WardNorth CarolinaACC
141Julian FeikertOklahoma StateBig 12
141Nicholas HuckeMissouriMAC
141Ridge KileyNebraskaBig Ten
141Nathan PennesiWest VirginiaBig 12
149Tyler BedelyonClarionEWL
149Donnie CorbyCentral MichiganMAC
149Caleb ErvinIllinoisBig Ten
149Nick LesterOklahomaBig 12
149Shane WelshLehighEIWA
157Spartak ChinoOhioMAC
157Tommy ChurchardPurdueBig Ten
157Andy McCulleyWyomingWest
157Taylor WalshIndianaBig Ten
165Nijel JonesNorth Carolina StateACC
165Corey LearBucknellEIWA
165Caleb MarshKent StateMAC
165Zach ToalMissouriMAC
174Craig KelliherCentral MichiganMAC
174Leroy MunsterNorthwesternBig Ten
174Stephen WestColumbiaEIWA
174Sam WheelerKent StateMAC
184Robert HamlinLehighEIWA
184John RizqallahMichigan StateBig Ten
184Lucas SheridanIndianaBig Ten
184MacKain StollNorth Dakota StateWest
197Derrick BorlieVirginia TechACC
197Conner HartmannDukeACC
197Caleb KolbNebraskaBig Ten
197Alex PolizziNorthwesternBig Ten
197Phillip WellingtonOhioMAC
285Matthew GibsonIowa StateBig 12
285Steven GrazianoPennsylvaniaEIWA
285Ernest JamesEdinboroEWL
285Jacob KettlerGeorge MasonCAA
285Evan KnutsonNorth Dakota StateWest
285William SmithRutgersEIWA


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