2022 MWCA All-State Academic Wrestling Team Named

By Joe Puncochar, MWCA Individual All-State Academic Chairman

The 2022 edition of the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association All-State Individual Academic Wrestling Team consists of some of the best students involved in wrestling. It also includes some of the state’s top wrestlers. These 30 wrestlers have won a total of 4,541 matches in their careers. The team is made up of wrestlers from all three classes. However, this year Class A and AA make up most of the award winners.

Each year, the MWCA seeks nominations from its member coaches. Coaches submit over 130 deserving nominees for approximately 30 awards. Some weight classes have 10-12 nominations alone. Most weight classes only have two representatives chosen. This award is extremely difficult to earn.

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MWCA Deadlines Reminder

Deadlines for several Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association honors and awards are fast approaching.

The Mr. Minnesota High School Wrestler Award, Media Award, Academic Team Awards, Individual All-State Academic Awards, Assistant Coach of the Year Award, and Scholarship Awards all have upcoming February deadlines.

MWCA Honors and Awards Forms and Deadlines