NWCA Releases Final NCAA Women’s Rankings

MANHEIM, PA – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced their final set of NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches Rankings leading into the NCWWC National Championships on March 4-5. The individual rankings will serve as the seeds for the national tournament.

King University remains on top of the poll, with McKendree University coming in second. King earns 120 points and is ranked first in the poll, with 13 individuals ranked. McKendree has the most ranked individuals with 14 and is second with 113 points. Both King and McKendree have three individuals ranked No. 1. Simon Fraser University has two of their eight individuals ranked No. 1 as they are ranked third with 90 points. North Central College has ten individuals ranked as the Cardinals earned 59 points and are ranked fourth. Colorado Mesa University rounds out the top five with 41 points, and seven individuals ranked.

Olivia Shore of Tiffin University and Emily Shilson of Augsburg stay atop the 101- and 109-pound rankings. At the same time, Simon Fraser’s Karla Godinez-Gonzalez moves back down to the top spot at 116 pounds after a month at 123 pounds. King’s Montana DeLawder stays on the top line at 130 pounds, while her teammate, Anan Luciano, reclaims the top spot at 136 pounds.

McKendree’s Alara Boyd also stays atop the 143-pound rankings, while teammate Kayla Marano remains on the top line at 155 pounds. Chey Bowman of King remains atop the 170-pound rankings, while Sydnee Kimber of McKendree stays on top of the 191-pound rankings.

The NCWWC National Championships will take place on March 4-5 at Adrian College in Adrian, MI.

NCWWC National Championships Brackets/Results on TrackWrestling.com

NWCA Tournament Poll Methodology


  1. Olivia Shore Tiffin
  2. Jaclyn Mcnichols King
  3. Lizzette Rodriguez Mckendree
  4. Maddie Mackenzie Simon Fraser
  5. Sam Miller Presbyterian
  6. Angelina Gomez Emmanuel
  7. Brooke Thurber Uw-Stevens Point
  8. Katerina Pendergrass Gannon


  1. Emily Shilson Augsburg
  2. Samara Chavez King
  3. Alexia Seal Simon Fraser
  4. Natalie Reyna Mckendree
  5. Pauline Granados Mckendree
  6. Sydney Petzinger North Central
  7. Julianne Moccia Gannon
  8. Isabella Frezzo New Jersey City


  1. Karla Godinez-Gonzalez Simon Fraser
  2. Felicity Taylor Mckendree
  3. Jaslyn Gallegos Presbyterian
  4. Sage Mortimer King
  5. Mateah Roehl North Central
  6. Kendra Ryan North Central
  7. Aliyah Rollins Mckendree
  8. Anja Tschohl Colorado Mesa


  1. Alex Hendrick Simon Fraser
  2. Marissa Gallegos Colorado Mesa
  3. Cheyenne Sisenstein King
  4. Amani Jones North Central
  5. Cayden Condit Lindenwood
  6. Asia Nguyen-Smith North Central
  7. Melanie Mendoza King
  8. Caitlyn Thorne Mckendree


  1. Montana Delawder King
  2. Cameron Guerin Mckendree
  3. Lauren Mason Simon Fraser
  4. Claire Dicugno Colorado Mesa
  5. Phoenix Dubose King
  6. Solana Mottola Tiffin
  7. Anya Knappenberger Gannon
  8. Niya Gaines North Central


  1. Ana Luciano King
  2. Zoe Nowicki Adrian
  3. Emmily Patneaud Mckendree
  4. Skye Realin Mckendree
  5. Nina Makem Augsburg
  6. Sara Sulejmani North Central
  7. Holly Beaudoin Colorado Mesa
  8. Jolynn Harris Colorado Mesa


  1. Alara Boyd Mckendree
  2. Ashlynn Ortega King
  3. Kaylee Haynes Colorado Mesa
  4. Morgan Norris Presbyterian
  5. Riley Aamold North Central
  6. Ava Bibeau East Stroudsburg
  7. Nia Miranda Tiffin
  8. Maddie Sandquist Sacred Heart


  1. Kayla Marano Mckendree
  2. Alyvia Fiske Simon Fraser
  3. Marlynne Deede Augsburg
  4. Tiera Jimerson North Central
  5. Tiffany Baublitz King
  6. Skylah Chakouian Elmira
  7. Viktorya Torres King
  8. Taylor Hites Tiffin


  1. Chey Bowman King
  2. Yelena Makoyed North Central
  3. Emily Cue Simon Fraser
  4. Joye Levendusky Mckendree
  5. Jade Herzer Uw-Stevens Point
  6. Grace Kristoff Mckendree
  7. Aspen Dodge Adrian
  8. Tatum Heikkila Colorado Mesa


  1. Sydnee Kimber Mckendree
  2. Jaycee Foeller Mckendree
  3. Nia Crosdale King
  4. Cristina Santoyo Emmanuel
  5. Katja Osteen Simon Fraser
  6. Ashley Reed Sacred Heart
  7. Journey Land Limestone
  8. Sandra Guerrero New Jersey City