Seven Viking Wrestlers Earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors

MANHEIM, Penn. — The Augustana wrestling team has earned the 19th-best team GPA in the nation at 3.158 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 – Daniel Bishop, Hunter Burnett, Jack Huffman, Kage Lenger, Cade Mueller, Jaxson Rohman, and Tyler Wagener.

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NWCA Announces the 2022 NJCAA Men’s Scholar All-America Awards

Manheim, PA – On Tuesday, the NWCA announced the full slate of 2021-2022 Scholar All-America Team and Individual honorees for the NJCAA Men’s division with awards going to 73 individuals representing 22 institutions.

“On behalf of the NWCA Board of Directors, It is my honor to recognize these exceptional athletes and teams,” NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer said. “Wrestling takes much focus and sacrifice and we are proud to honor these wrestlers for their obvious commitment to their academic pursuits!”

In the team race, Pratt Community College finished atop of the field with a 3.654 GPA followed by Western Wyoming’s 3.52, and Itasca’s 3.5.

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11 from St. Cloud State Wrestling Earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors

Huskies record 20th-best team GPA in NCAA D-II at 3.146

MANHEIM, Pa. – St. Cloud State Wrestling had 11 student-athletes earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors, as the organization announced its academic awards on April 15. In addition to the individual honors, the Huskies earned the Scholar All-America Team distinction, checking in with the 20th-best team GPA in NCAA D-II at 3.146.

Redshirt senior Garrett Vos (Bonifacius, Minn.) was one of eight wrestlers nationally who had the unique distinction of being named Scholar All-American for a fifth time due to the extra year of eligibility awarded by the pandemic.

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NWCA Announces the 2022 NCAA Women’s Scholar All-America Awards

Manheim, PA – On Monday, the NWCA announced the full slate of 2021-2022 Scholar All-America Team and Individual honorees for the NCAA Women’s division with awards going to 135 individuals representing 22 institutions.

“On behalf of the NWCA Board of Directors, It is my honor to recognize these exceptional athletes and teams,” NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer said. “Wrestling takes much focus and sacrifice and we are proud to honor these wrestlers for their obvious commitment to their academic pursuits!”

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Five Mavericks Earn NWCA Scholar All-America Honors

Manheim, Pa. — A total of five Minnesota State wrestlers have been named National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Scholar All-Americans for their efforts on the mat and in the classroom.

Junior Shane Gibson, senior Trenton McManus, sophomore Josh Piechowski, senior Cooper Siebrecht, and senior Trevor Turriff all received the honor.

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SMSU’s Howk and Shields earn NWCA Scholar Award

MANHEIM, Pa. – Southwest Minnesota State University wrestlers Sean Howk and Robert Shields have been named National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division II Scholar All-Americans announced on Friday morning.

In order to qualify for the NCAA Division II Scholar All-America Team, student-athletes must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale and compete in a minimum of four dates of competition.

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Concordia Scholar All-American Team and Individual Honors

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced that Concordia earned Academic Scholar All-American Team honors and a pair of student-athletes received Scholar All-American awards

The Cobbers finished in the Top 20 in all of Division III for team grade point average. Concordia posted a team GPA of 3.608 which was the 18th highest in the nation. The Scholar All-American Team honors mark the eighth time in the past 11 seasons that the award has been handed out, that Concordia achieved All-American Team honors.

The 3.608 overall team GPA is also one of the highest for Concordia in program history.

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