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Cornell heads into NCAA Championships atop NWCA Mid-Major Top 20; North Dakota State is No. 2

by Jason Bryant, NWCA

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Manheim, Pennsylvania – After winning another EIWA championship, Cornell will head into the NCAA Division I Championships atop the final NWCA Mid-Major Top 20 released on Friday.


The Big Red of the Ivy League finished the dual meet season 12-3 and received all five first-place votes.

North Dakota State, South Dakota State, Northern Iowa and Appalachian State finished out their dual seasons ranked in the top five of the Mid-Major poll.

Methodology: The NWCA Division I Wrestling Mid-Major Coaches Poll is voted on by one coach from Division I wrestling conferences with mid-major representation. Each first-place vote is worth 20 points, 19 points for a second-place vote, 18 for a third-place vote and so on through to one point for a 20th-place vote. The poll is based on dual meet results.

NWCA Division I Mid-Major Coaches Poll

March 10, 2013


Rank/Team (First)/Record/Points/Previous/Conf./All-Sports


1 Cornell (5) (12-3) 100 1 EIWA Ivy League

2 North Dakota State (11-3) 90 2 Big 12 Summit

3 South Dakota State (12-4) 89 4 Big 12 Summit

4 Northern Iowa (7-5) 86 3 Big 12 Missouri Valley

5 Appalachian State (12-2) 76 5 SoCon Sun Belt

6 Penn (9-5) 73 7 EIWA Ivy League

7 Lehigh (9-9) 72 6 EIWA Patriot

8 Northern Colorado (13-5) 61 8 Big 12 Big Sky

9 Cal Poly (8-6) 55 9 Pac-12 Big West

10 Air Force (8-5) 54 10 Big 12 Mountain West

11 Campbell (16-9) 49 11 SoCon Big South

12 Columbia (6-7) 38 14 EIWA Ivy League

13 Binghamton (5-13) 30 13 EIWA America East

14 Army West Point (6-7) 25 12 EIWA Patriot

15 Princeton (4-11) 24 16 EIWA Ivy League

16 Northern Illinois (8-5) 20 18 MAC MAC

17 Little Rock (5-10) 17 15 Pac-12 Ohio Valley

18 Lock Haven (7-7) 15 NR MAC PSAC

19 Clarion (11-6) 14 19 (tie) MAC PSAC

20 Drexel (10-8) 13 17 EIWA Colonial
Others receiving votes: George Mason 9, Utah Valley 9, American 8, Navy 8, Central Michigan 6, Buffalo 5, Cleveland State 2, Rider 2.

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