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Pairings announced for Collegiate Wrestling Duals in Niceville, Fla., Dec. 20-21, showcasing 12 top Div. I teams

by Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling

Journeymen Wrestling has announced, via Twitter, the pairings for the Collegiate Wrestling Duals, which will feature 12 strong NCAA Div. I teams, being held December 20-21 at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Fla.

The event is split into two pools of six teams. Each pool is split into two three-team groups, with each team having two matches on Monday, December 20. Placement matches for each pool will be held on Tuesday, December 21, with each team having another match.

The Blue Pool will consist of No. 2 Penn State, No. 7 Arizona State, No. 10 Virginia Tech, No. 11 Cornell, No. 16 Northern Iowa and Hofstra.

The Red Pool will feature No. 1 Iowa, No. 3 Missouri, No. 6 N.C. State, No. 22 Lehigh, Central Michigan and Binghamton.

(Rankings based upon NWCA Div. I Coaches Poll of November 23).

These duals will be livestreamed on Rokfin.


At Niceville, Fla., Dec. 20-21

Event Schedule

Monday, December 20

Blue Pool Matches

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Northern Iowa vs. Cornell, Hofstra vs. Virginia Tech

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Northern Iowa vs. Penn State, Hofstra vs. Arizona State

1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Cornell vs. Penn State, Virginia Tech vs. Arizona State

Red Pool Matches

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Lehigh vs. Central Michigan, Binghamton vs. Missouri

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Iowa vs. Central Michigan, Binghamton vs. N.C. State

7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. – Iowa vs. Lehigh; Missouri vs. N.C. State

Tuesday, December 21

1:00 p.m. –2:45 p.m. - 5th/6th place match in Red Pool; 5th/6th place match in Blue Pool

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – 3rd/4th place match in Red Pool; 3rd/4th place match in Blue Pool

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Championship match in Red Pool

7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. – Championship match in Blue Pool