NWCA Division III Poll – February 2, 2023

Manheim, PA – On Thursday the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released their fifth set of regular season Division III Men’s Coaches Tournament and Dual Polls, as well as national and regional individual rankings.

Wartburg now sits at the top of both the Tournament and Dual Top 25 polls. This following their 22-14 upset win over then #1 Augsburg. The tournament poll top five is now comprised of #1 Wartburg (71 pts), #2 Johnson & Wales (51 pts), #3 Augsburg (48pts), #4 Baldwin Wallace (45.5 pts), and finally #5 Loras (34 pts).

Wartburg (12-1) is now the new #1 jumping up from third while #2 Augsburg (8-1), #3 Johnson & Wales (26-3), #4 UW-La Crosse (13-3), and #5 Baldwin Wallace (15-2) round out the top five.

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Concordia 50 Jamestown 0

Cobbers Serve Up 50-Burger in Dominating Win

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Concordia took time out from stock-piling impressive regional results to completely shut down Jamestown in a dual meet.

The Cobbers won all seven contested matches against the Jimmies and put up a 50-0 beat down in Jamestown.

The win is Concordia’s fourth in its last five dual meets. The Cobbers are now 6-3 in duals this season – with all three losses coming to opponents ranked in the Top 25 of the country.

The Cobbers were spotted 18 points as Jamestown failed to enter a wrestler at 141, 157 and 165.

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Illinois Has Been Very, Very Good To The Cobbers

WHEATON, Ill. — You’ll have to forgive head coach Quincy Osborn if he wants to move Concordia’s campus to Illinois. For the second time in three weekends, the Cobbers went to the Land of Lincoln and posted some eye-opening regional results.

On Jan. 14, Concordia competed in the Al Hanke Invite in Elmhurst and came away with eight Top 6 finishes and a second-place team result. On Saturday, CC capped off the 2-day prestigious Pete Wilson Invite at Wheaton by having six wrestlers place in the Top 6 and finished third in the final team standings.

The Pete Wilson Invite featured 31 total teams, and most of the top teams in Concordia’s region for qualification to the NCAA Championship Meet, and will go a long way in determining seeding for the regional.

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19 Leads To 8 And 2 At North Country Open

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. — Concordia sent 19 wrestlers to the North Country Open hosted by St. John’s and came away with eight Top 5 finishes and a pair of weight-class winners.

Freshman Kie Anderson and senior Sam Kulseth both won titles in the silver division by going unbeaten on the day.

Anderson went 2-0 at 125 in the silver division. He pinned Teagyn Ludwig of St. John’s in his first match and then came through with an 8-0 win over Clayson Mele in the title bout. Anderson is now 5-4 on the season and has won five of his last seven matches.

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