NWCA NCAA Women’s Coaches Poll

MANHEIM, PA – The third set of National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling rankings was released on Thursday, and there is a new number-one team. King University jumps North Central College to reclaim the top spot by one point while East Stroudsburg University enters the top 10 for the first time. The first set of dual rankings were also released, with North Central holding the top spot.

King takes over the top spot with 93 points, while North Central is second with 92 points. Both teams have 12 individuals ranked and are the only two institutions with at least 10 individuals in the rankings. McKendree University also moves up one spot with 73 over Colorado Mesa University’s 71 points, as each have seven individuals ranked. Augsburg University held steady at fifth with 52 points and five ranked individuals.

Simon Fraser University also has five ranked individuals and moved up one spot to sixth with 43 points, while Presbyterian College drops one spot to seventh with 38 points. Gannon University enters the top 10 at eighth with 21 points and five ranked individuals. Lindenwood University held steady at ninth with 18 points, and East Stroudsburg University cracks the top 10 for the first time with 17 points, and four individuals ranked.

There are three new individuals ranked No. 1, starting with Lizzette Rodriguez of McKendree at 101 pounds. Nina Makem of Augsburg regains the top spot at 136 pounds, while Ana Luciano of King takes the top ranking at 143 pounds.

In the first dual rankings, North Central comes in first, with King to follow at second. Colorado Mesa is third, and McKendree comes in second. Augsburg rounds out the top five, followed by Simon Fraser and sixth. Adrian College is ranked seventh, followed by Sacred Heart at eighth. Gannon and East Stroudsburg rounded out the top 10 at eighth and ninth, respectively.

Team Rankings

Tournament Team Rankings:

NWCA Women Tournament Team Rankings Dec 8 2022

Dual Team Rankings:

NWCA Women Dual Team Rankings Dec 8 2022

Individual Rankings


  1. Lizzette Rodriguez Mckendree
  2. Jennesis Martinez Colorado Mesa
  3. Jessica Corredor King
  4. Samantha Miller Presbyterian
  5. Avery Kibelbeck King
  6. Aaliyah Payne-Parris Sacred Heart
  7. Odelia Lopez Schreiner
  8. Chloe Kitagawa Gannon


  1. Sydney Petzinger North Central
  2. Sage Mortimer King
  3. Dianna Holmes King
  4. Julianne Moccia Gannon
  5. Kendra Ryan North Central
  6. Kealani Shufeldt Lock Haven
  7. Jenavi Alejandro Tiffin
  8. Pauline Granados Mckendree


  1. Jaslyn Gallegos North Central
  2. Samara Chavez King
  3. Danielle Garcia King
  4. Ainslee Lane Presbyterian
  5. Israel Resenedez Colorado Mesa
  6. Amanda Mcaleavey Lindenwood
  7. Emily Klein East Stroudsburg
  8. Amaya Yoshizumi North Central


  1. Marissa Gallegos Colorado Mesa
  2. Cayden Condit Lindenwood
  3. Vayle-Rae Baker King
  4. Victoria Seal Simon Fraser
  5. Payton Stroud Mckendree
  6. Amani Jones North Central
  7. Mia Macaluso East Stroudsburg
  8. Naomi Henry New Jersey City


  1. Cameron Guerin Mckendree
  2. Montana Delawder King
  3. Sierra Marie Miller Presbyterian
  4. Marquesis Haintz Simon Fraser
  5. Alexandra Fitzgerald Sacred Heart
  6. Sofia Macaluso East Stroudsburg
  7. Lily Sherer Lock Haven
  8. Hailey Chapman Colorado Mesa


  1. Nina Makem Augsburg
  2. Yele Aycock North Central
  3. Paige Wehrmeister Presbyterian
  4. Diana Dzasezeva Northern Michigan
  5. Holly Beaudoin Colorado Mesa
  6. Hannah Palise Albion
  7. Amor Tuttle Uw-Stevens Point
  8. Lana Perez Gannon


  1. Ana Luciano King
  2. Alara Boyd Mckendree
  3. Katie Lange Augsburg
  4. Kendall Bostelman North Central
  5. Viktorya Torres King
  6. Clarissa Agostini Adrian
  7. Celina Cook Colorda Mesa
  8. Zoe Gress East Stroudsburg


  1. Marlynne Deede Augsburg
  2. Dalia Garibay Colorado Mesa
  3. Sara Sulejmani North Central
  4. Tiffany Baublitz King
  5. Paige Maher Simon Fraser
  6. Malea Palahniuk North Central
  7. Nyla Burgess Adrian
  8. Brooklyn Hays Augsburg


  1. Yelena Makoyed North Central
  2. Chey Bowman King
  3. Ashley Lekas Augsburg
  4. Emily Cue Simon Fraser
  5. Cristina Santoyo Emmanuel
  6. Jewel Gonzalez Gannon
  7. Annabelle Helm Gannon
  8. Alexandra Castillo Mckendree


  1. Sydnee Kimber Mckendree
  2. Aubrey Yauger Texas Woman’s
  3. Jayleen Sekona Colorado Mesa
  4. Katja Osteen Simon Fraser
  5. Traeh Haynes North Central
  6. Brittyn Corbishley North Central
  7. Sandra Guerrero New Jersey City
  8. Julia Richey Simon Fraser

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