NWCA Announces the 2023 NJCAA Men’s Scholar All-America Awards

Manheim, PA – The NWCA has announced the 2022-23 Scholar All-America Team and Individual Honorees for the NJCAA Men’s Division, with 48 individuals from 17 institutions receiving awards.

“It is an absolute honor to recognize these outstanding student-athletes for their incredible accomplishments,” said NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer. “These wrestlers have demonstrated an unwavering dedication to both their academic and athletic pursuits, and we are proud to celebrate their achievements.”

Itasca Community College secured the top spot in the team race with a 3.75 GPA, followed by Pratt with a 3.585 and Iowa Western with a 3.35.

Pratt led the list of individual honorees with 10 Scholar All-American selections, followed by Garrett and Indian Hills with five. Northeastern, Ridgewater, and Southwestern Michigan each had four honorees.

NJCAA Men’s Team Scholar All-America Top 5

  1. Itasca Community College – 3.75 GPA
  2. Pratt Community College – 3.585 GPA
  3. Iowa Western Community College – 3.35 GPA
  4. Indian Hills Community College – 3.249 GPA
  5. Southwestern Michigan College – 3.136 GPA

Individual Scholar All-Americans

Bryant & Stratton CollegeTristan HammenSo141Accounting
Bryant & Stratton CollegeJalin ConnerSo149Accounting
Camden County CollegeZachery HurstSo141Business Administration
Camden County CollegeShane WhitneySo285Pyschology
Carl Albert State CollegeKayson KenneySo149Business Administration
Carl Albert State CollegeNoah SmithFr157Allied Health
Carl Albert State CollegeHunter HallSo197Business Administration
Colby Community CollegeTyler FieldsFr125Business Accounting
Colby Community CollegeZane LucksavageFr141Biology
Colby Community CollegeMark RauschSo174Engineering
Garrett CollegeEric Guy Jr.Fr133Sport Management
Garrett CollegeElijah HunterSo197Cybersecurity
Henry Ford CollegeXavier ByrneFr157Education
Indian Hills Community CollegeRiley BettichFr125Associate of Arts
Indian Hills Community CollegeManuel LimonSo133Associate of Arts
Indian Hills Community CollegeMatthew LewisSo141Associate of Arts
Indian Hills Community CollegeWeston Milnes-BowersSo157Associate of Arts
Indian Hills Community CollegeCade LinnSo184Associate of Arts
Itasca Community CollegeCharlie BlackSo141Wildland Firefighting
Itasca Community CollegeDavid PlattFr149Associates of Arts
Itasca Community CollegeConnor BleymeyerFr285Associates of Arts
Muskegon Community CollegeGerrit Andrus Jr.So174
Muskegon Community CollegeJack StuartFr285
Neosho County Community CollegeRyland Lee WrightRSSo141Construction Tech
Northeastern Junior CollegeBraydon MogleSo133Associates of Arts
Northeastern Junior CollegeBronson RichinsFr141Business
Northeastern Junior CollegeTucker NaccaratoRSSo174Business
Pratt Community CollegeKaden SpragisFr125Sports Sciences
Pratt Community CollegeJason HenschelSo133Social Work
Pratt Community CollegeEaston TaylorFr141Sports Sciences
Pratt Community CollegeGabe MakiFr149Agronomy
Pratt Community CollegeSamajay AlboydSo157Sports Sciences
Pratt Community CollegeCayleb AtkinsRSFr165Sports Sciences
Pratt Community CollegeChristian RobinsonSo174Liberal Arts
Pratt Community CollegeBlake JouretFr184Liberal Arts
Pratt Community CollegeKaden GlassFr197Sports Sciences
Pratt Community CollegeDevon DawsonSo285Sports Sciences
Ridgewater CollegeCole HolienFr141Generals
Ridgewater CollegeTaedon NicholsFr157Electrician
Ridgewater CollegeRichard JonesSo197Welding
Ridgewater CollegeAustin SchlangenFr285Electrician
Southwest Virginia Community CollegeBilly-JackFr174HVAC Career Studies Certificate
Southwest Virginia Community CollegeAustin SuessSo197Engineering
Southwestern Michigan CollegeGabe LivingstonFr133Automotive Technology
Southwestern Michigan Collegehunter heathFr165Industrial Technology
Southwestern Michigan CollegeVinny PatiernoFr197Industrial Technology
Union College of Union CountyAngel CastilloRSFr141Sports management
Union College of Union CountyOscar SerranoSo157Health Science