Seven Vikings Earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors

MANHEIM, Penn. — The Augustana wrestling team has earned the 11th-best team GPA in the nation at 3.235 and NWCA Division II Scholar All-America honors.

In addition to team honors, the Vikings also had seven wrestlers earn individual Scholar All-America honors:

John Babineau
Hunter Burnett
Gavin Gulbranson
Edward Hajas
Cade Mueller
Jaxson Rohman
Tyler Wagener

In order for a student-athlete to be nominated to the Division II Scholar All-American Team, he must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale, with that benchmark at 3.25 for those who qualified for the 2023 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships and a 3.0 for those who were All-Americans at the 2023 Nationals. Wrestlers must have competed in four dates of competition.

A total of 318 individuals were honored as 2023 Scholar All-Americans from 57 institutions. Of those 318, 94 of the 2023 NCAA Division II 180 National Qualifiers were honored, with 54 All-Americans making the list.

2023 NWCA Division II Scholar All-America Awards

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