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King is No. 1, McKendree No. 2, Simon Fraser No. 3 in NCAA women's rankings heading into NCWWC Nationals


MANHEIM, PA – The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced their final set of NCAA Women's Wrestling Coaches Rankings leading into the NCWWC National Championships on March 4-5. The individual rankings will serve as the seeds for the national tournament.

King University remains on top of the poll, with McKendree University coming in second. King earns 120 points and is ranked first in the poll, with 13 individuals ranked. McKendree has the most ranked individuals with 14 and is second with 113 points. Both King and McKendree have three individuals ranked No. 1. Simon Fraser University has two of their eight individuals ranked No. 1 as they are ranked third with 90 points. North Central College has ten individuals ranked as the Cardinals earned 59 points and are ranked fourth. Colorado Mesa University rounds out the top five with 41 points, and seven individuals ranked.


Olivia Shore of Tiffin University and Emily Shilson of Augsburg stay atop the 101- and 109-pound rankings. At the same time, Simon Fraser's Karla Godinez-Gonzalez moves back down to the top spot at 116 pounds after a month at 123 pounds. King's Montana DeLawder stays on the top line at 130 pounds, while her teammate, Anan Luciano, reclaims the top spot at 136 pounds.

McKendree's Alara Boyd also stays atop the 143-pound rankings, while teammate Kayla Marano remains on the top line at 155 pounds. Chey Bowman of King remains atop the 170-pound rankings, while Sydnee Kimber of McKendree stays on top of the 191-pound rankings.

The NCWWC National Championships will take place on March 4-5 at Adrian College in Adrian, MI.

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Chart with top 15 teams in NCAA Women's Rankings of March 1, 2022