Rochester places 1st at NWCA National Duals

Rochester Community & Technical College captured the championship in the NJCAA division of the NWCA National Dual Meet Championships, sweeping four duals in a round-robin format among non-scholarship schools in the division. The Yellowjackets won the school’s first-ever title after previously finishing second in 2020. RCTC was dominant in its 45-0 opening win against Garrett and followed with solid wins over Joliet Junior College (34-15), Niagara (29-20), and Jamestown 29-15.

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Yellowjackets Put 10 All-Americans In Their Sights

Rochester Community and Technical College Has High Expectations For 2022

By Matt Krumrie

Experienced. Talented. Deep.

The list of superlatives describing the 2021-2022 Rochester Community and Technical College wrestling team is long.

And rightfully so, after all, the Yellowjackets are the defending NJCAA non-scholarship national champions. They return six starters, two All-Americans, and have a roster of nearly 30 wrestlers. Add in several hungry and talented freshmen looking to push returning wrestlers, some talented transfers with DI experience, and you understand why first-year head coach Andrew Hackenmueller has set such high expectations.

"I truly believe we have the potential to earn All-American honors at every weight class," said Hackenmueller. "That is a bold statement, and we have a long way to go, but the potential is there."

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