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.

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SMSU honored by NWCA for outstanding work in the classroom

MANHEIM, Pa. – The Southwest Minnesota State University wrestling team, along with three Mustang student-athletes, have been recognized by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) for success in the classroom during the 2022-23 season.

The SMSU wrestling team posted a GPA of 3.166, which ranks No. 19 in the country, while Nye Becker, Sean Howk, and Jace Paplow have been named National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division II Scholar All-Americans.

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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11 Huskies named NWCA Scholar All-Americans

Program matches second-highest team total in Costanzo era

MANHEIM, Pa. – 11 St. Cloud State wrestlers have been named 2022-23 Scholar All-Americans by the National Wrestling Coaches Association, as announced by the NWCA on Friday afternoon. The 11 Huskies Scholar All-Americans match the program’s second-highest total since 2006-07.

Wyatt Abele, Joey Bianchini, Augustus Donovan, Owen Herbst, Anthony Herrera, Phillip Kue, Cody Minor, Dominic Murphy, Nick Novak, Shaeden Scheidt, and Logan Vaughan each earned Scholar All-American status. Bianchini is one of just ten wrestlers across the country to become a five-time Scholar All-American; Scheidt and Minor earned their third career honor, while Donovan, Herrera, Murphy, and Novak each become two-time honorees.

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2023 NWCA Division III Scholar All-America Awards

Manheim, PA –The NWCA has announced the 2022-23 Scholar All-America Team and Individual honorees for NCAA Division III, with 364 individuals from 88 institutions receiving awards.

NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer praised the student-athletes, stating, “I am honored to recognize these outstanding individuals who have excelled not only in their athletic pursuits but also in their academic endeavors.”

In the team competition, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) led the field with a 3.767 GPA, followed closely by Heidelberg University with 3.76612 and Stevens Institute of Technology with 3.7344.

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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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