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NWCA releases NCAA women’s final poll of the season and NCWWC pre-seeds

by Nate Naasz, NWCA

Manheim, PA – On Friday, The NWCA released their final NCAA Women's rankings which will serve as preseeds for the NCWWC tournament set for March 5-6 at Tiffin University. McKendree remains in the top spot closely followed by second-place King. Each school is coming off NCWWC Regional tournament titles, McKendree in the Southwest Regional and King in the Southeast Regional. Entering the team rankings this week is New Jersey City University at #15 while Lakeland University drops out of the top 15.

NCWWC Regional Team Champions

• Northwest Regional North Central College

• Southeast Regional King University

• Southwest Regional McKendree University

• Northeast Regional Tiffin University


The top eight wrestlers from today's individual rankings will serve as the pre-seeds for the NCWWC tournament. McKendree has four athletes seeded #1 while King - 3, Augsburg - 1, Emmanuel - 1, and North Central - 1 account for the remaining top seeds. Brackets will be released soon and will be accessible by clicking here.

Those unable to be in attendance can catch all the action live on Trackwrestling.


RankingTeamTotalPointsPrevious Rank
1McKendree University1311
2King University1232
3Emmanuel College743
4Colorado Mesa University594
5Augsburg University557
6North Central College415
7Tiffin University386
8Presbyterian College288
9Adrian College1710
10Gannon University89
11Schreiner University7T12
T-12UW – Stevens Point611
T-12Limestone College614
T-12Lindenwood University615
15New Jersey City University3NR

Ranking Criteria: Teams will be permitted to enter two wrestlers per weight class, but only 15 total. Each team may receive points from only one wrestler per weight class. That point system is as follows: 1st – 16 points, 2nd – 12 points, 3rd – 10 points, 4th – 9 points, 5th – 7 points, 6th – 6 points, 7th – 4 points, 8th – 3 points.

Ranking Committee: Cliff Cushard (Adrian College), Link Davis (Emmanuel College), Travis Mercado (Colorado Mesa University), Jason Moorman (King University), Joe Norton (North Central College), Sam Schmitz (McKendree University).