North Central Remains No. 1 Headed into NCWWC Tournament

MANHEIM, Pa. – The top six teams in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches’ Poll remained the same. North Central College stays in the top spot, while the University of Iowa is second. King University is third, while McKendree University and Colorado Mesa University round out the top five.

Both North Central and Iowa have 14 individuals ranked, with North Central accumulating 123 points while Iowa has 93 points. King stays at third as they are the third and final team, with at least ten individuals ranked with 12 to accumulate 88 points. McKendree amassed 65 points with nine ranked individuals ranked. Colorado Mesa and Simon Fraser University both have six individuals ranked and accounted for 38 and 26 points, respectively.

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North Central Tops Tournament Poll; Iowa Leads Dual Poll

MANHEIM, Pa. – The top six teams in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches’ Poll remained the same. North Central College stays in the top spot, while the University of Iowa is second. King University is third, while McKendree University and Colorado Mesa University round out the top five.

North Central and Iowa each have 15 individuals ranked, with North Central accumulating 128 points while Iowa has 95. King stays at third as they are the third and final team, with at least ten individuals ranked with 12 to accumulate 88 points. McKendree amassed 43 points with nine ranked individuals ranked. Colorado Mesa and Simon Fraser University both have six individuals ranked and accounted for 43 and 31 points, respectively.

Sacred Heart University is seventh with 16 points and five ranked individuals, while Lock Haven University and Aurora University have three.

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NWCA Releases first NCAA Women’s Coaches Dual Team Poll of the Season

MANHEIM, Pa. – For the first time since October, there is a new No. 1 in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches’ Poll. North Central College returns to the top spot over the University of Iowa, which comes in second. King University stayed at third, while McKendree University jumped Colorado Mesa University to round out the top five.

North Central accumulated 125 points, with 17 ranking individuals taking over the top spot, while Iowa is the only other team with at least 100 points, coming in second with 103 points. The Hawkeyes have 14 individuals ranked. King stays at third as they are the third and final team, with at least ten individuals ranked with 13 to accumulate 87 points. McKendree leaped Colorado Mesa to take over the fourth spot with 60 points and eight ranked individuals. The Mavericks have five ranked individuals and 29 points.

Simon Fraser University moved up again to sixth with 27 points and six individuals ranked. Sacred Heart University and Aurora University each have 19 points, as Sacred Heart has five ranked individuals, and Aurora has three. New Jersey City University and Lock Haven University round out the top 10 at ninth and 10th, respectively. Each has two ranked individuals, with New Jersey City accumulating 16 points and Lock Haven 14 points.

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Iowa Women Start the New Year in the Top Spot

MANHEIM, Pa. – The top five ranked teams remained the same in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches’ Poll. The University of Iowa sits atop the poll, followed by North Central College, King University, Colorado Mesa University, and McKendree University.

The Hawkeyes remain atop the poll with 115 points and 14 ranked individuals. North Central has the most individuals ranked with 15, checking in at second. Both Iowa and North Central boast four No. 1-ranked wrestlers. King is ranked third with 89 points and 12 individuals ranked, while Colorado Mesa is fourth with 42 points and nine ranked individuals. McKendree University rounds out the top five with nine ranked individuals and 41 points.

Sacred Heart University has 27 points and has seven individuals ranked as they come in at the sixth spot. Simon Fraser University moves up one spot to seventh with 22 points and six ranked individuals, while Lock Haven University is eighth with 19 points and two ranked individuals. New Jersey City University and Northern Michigan University round out the top 10, tied with 15 points. Both teams have two ranked individuals.

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Iowa Retains #1 Ranking in the NWCA’s NCAA Women’s Coaches Poll

MANHEIM, Pa. – The top four ranked teams remained the same in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches’ Poll. The University of Iowa sits atop the poll, followed by North Central College, King University, and Colorado Mesa University.

The Hawkeyes remain #1 in the poll with 115 points and 14 ranked individuals. North Central has the most individuals ranked with 15, checking in at second. Both Iowa and North Central boast four No. 1-ranked wrestlers. King is ranked third with 90 points and 12 individuals ranked, while Colorado Mesa is fourth with 47 points and eight ranked individuals. McKendree University rounds out the top five with nine ranked individuals and 41 points.

Sacred Heart University has 30 points and has nine individuals ranked as they come in at the sixth spot. Lock Haven University moves up one spot to seventh with 19 points and two ranked individuals, while Simon Fraser University is eighth with 17 points and four ranked individuals. New Jersey City University and Northern Michigan University round out the top 10 with 16 and 15 points, respectively. Both teams have two ranked individuals.

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Iowa moves to the top spot in NCAA Women’s Coaches Poll

MANHEIM, PA – There is a new top-ranked team in the latest National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) NCAA Women’s Wrestling Coaches’ Poll. The University of Iowa sits atop the poll, dropping North Central College to second.

The Hawkeyes top the poll for the first time in program history with 114 points and 13 ranked individuals. North Central has the most individuals ranked with 16, checking in at second. The Cardinals have four individuals ranked at No. 1 while the Iowa has three top-ranked wrestlers. King University is ranked third with 89 points and 12 individuals ranked, while Colorado Mesa University holds steady at fourth with 56 points and eight ranked individuals.

There is a tie for fifth with McKendree University, which is the third team with at least ten ranked individuals with 10. Sacred Heart University has 32 points as well and has eight individuals ranked. Simon Fraser comes into the poll at seventh with 23 points and four ranked individuals.

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NWCA NCAA Women’s Coaches Preseason Poll

MANHEIM, Pa. – With the start of 2023-24 women’s wrestling season nearing, the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released their NCAA Women’s Wrestling Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Defending national champion North Central College sits atop top poll with 14 individuals ranked while six schools have individuals ranked for the first time.

For the second straight year, North Central is ranked atop the poll in the preseason rankings with 128 points. The Cardinals finished won the 2023 National Collegiate Women’s Wrestling Coalition (NCWWC) National Championships and have 13 individuals ranked, including seven ranked No. 1.

They are followed by 2022 runner-up and NWCA National Duals champion King University who has 67 points. These two programs are the only two that have at least 10 individuals ranked as the Tornado have 10 ranked individuals.

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