NWCA NCAA Women’s Coaches Poll

MANHEIM, PA – The fourth set of National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling rankings was released today as the teams in the top five remained the same. King University extended the gap between second-ranked North Central College to reclaim the top spot by one point, while Aurora 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 104 points, while North Central is second with 93 points. King and North Central are the only teams with at least 10 individuals ranked as the Cardinals lead the way with 14 and King has 13. Colorado Mesa University regains the third spot over McKendree University with 79 points, while McKendree has 53 points. The Mavericks have seven individuals ranked, while McKendree has eight. Augsburg University held steady at fifth with 52 points and five ranked individuals.

Simon Fraser University has seven ranked individuals and stayed sixth with 46 points, while Presbyterian College remains at seventh with 26 points and three ranked individuals, and Gannon University stays at eighth with 18 points and four ranked individuals. East Stroudsburg moved up to ninth with four individuals ranked and 17 points, while Aurora University cracks the top 10 for the first time with 16 points and one individual ranked.

There are three new individuals ranked No. 1, starting with a pair of King individuals at 109 and 116 pounds. Sage Mortimer takes the top spot 109 pounds while Samara Chavez claims the No. 1 ranking at 116 pounds. Alexis Janiak takes the No. 1 ranking at 130 pounds and becomes the first Aurora individual to be ranked No. 1

In the second dual rankings, the only change was King jumping North Central to take the top spot as the Cardinals dropped to 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:

Dual Team Rankings:

Individual Rankings


  1. Lizzette Rodriguez Mckendree
  2. Jessica Corredor King
  3. Jennesis Martinez Colorado Mesa
  4. Avery Kibelbeck King
  5. Samantha Miller Presbyterian
  6. Maddie Avila North Central
  7. Angelina Graff North Central
  8. Aaliyah Payne-Parris Sacred Heart


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


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


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


  1. Alexis Janiak Aurora
  2. Cameron Guerin Mckendree
  3. Montana Delawder King
  4. Hailey Chapman Colorado Mesa
  5. Marquesis Haintz Simon Fraser
  6. Alexandra Fitzgerald Sacred Heart
  7. Jennifer Soto Mckendree
  8. Sofia Macaluso East Stroudsburg


  1. Nina Makem Augsburg
  2. Yele Aycock North Central
  3. Paige Wehrmeister Presbyterian
  4. Holly Beaudoin Colorado Mesa
  5. Diana Dzasezeva Northern Michigan
  6. Viktorya Torres King
  7. Hannah Palise Albion
  8. Lana Perez Gannon


  1. Ana Luciano King
  2. Alara Boyd Mckendree
  3. Katie Lange Augsburg
  4. Kendall Bostelman North Central
  5. Clarissa Agostini Adrian
  6. Celina Cooke Colorada Mesa
  7. Zoe Gress East Stroudsburg
  8. Kelly Escamilla Lindenwood


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


  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