Manheim, Pennsylvania – After winning another EIWA championship, Cornell will head into the NCAA Division I Championships atop the final NWCA Mid-Major Top 20 released on Friday.
The Big Red of the Ivy League finished the dual meet season 12-3 and received all five first-place votes.
North Dakota State, South Dakota State, Northern Iowa and Appalachian State finished out their dual seasons ranked in the top five of the Mid-Major poll.
Methodology: The NWCA Division I Wrestling Mid-Major Coaches Poll is voted on by one coach from Division I wrestling conferences with mid-major representation. Each first-place vote is worth 20 points, 19 points for a second-place vote, 18 for a third-place vote and so on through to one point for a 20th-place vote. The poll is based on dual meet results.
NWCA Division I Mid-Major Coaches Poll
March 10, 2013
|1||Cornell (5)||(12-3)||100||1||EIWA||Ivy League|
|2||North Dakota State||(11-3)||90||2||Big 12||Summit|
|3||South Dakota State||(12-4)||89||4||Big 12||Summit|
|4||Northern Iowa||(7-5)||86||3||Big 12||Missouri Valley|
|5||Appalachian State||(12-2)||76||5||SoCon||Sun Belt|
|8||Northern Colorado||(13-5)||61||8||Big 12||Big Sky|
|9||Cal Poly||(8-6)||55||9||Pac-12||Big West|
|10||Air Force||(8-5)||54||10||Big 12||Mountain West|
|14||Army West Point||(6-7)||25||12||EIWA||Patriot|
|17||Little Rock||(5-10)||17||15||Pac-12||Ohio Valley|
Others receiving votes: George Mason 9, Utah Valley 9, American 8, Navy 8, Central Michigan 6, Buffalo 5, Cleveland State 2, Rider 2.