Five Wartburg Wrestlers Named NWCA Scholar All-Americans

By Katie Jo Kuhens, Wartburg Sports Information

 

ROANOKE, Va.-- The National Wrestling Coaches Association released its All-Academic individuals on Thursday.

Nominees must have at least a 3.2 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the previous full academic year. Transfers and freshmen are eligible if they've been in residence at their current institution beginning in the fall of 2018. On the competition side, wrestlers much be a national qualifier in 2018-19 and have a minimum win percentage of at least .500.

Additionally, wrestlers can also be considered if they placed in the top six at their respective regional tournament, a win percentage of .500 or better and competed in half of the institution's scheduled competition in NCAA championship events. A wrestler can also be considered if they have a win percentage of .670 or better and competed in half of the institution's scheduled NCAA events.

Wartburg's honorees:
Kyle Briggs
Brady Fritz
Brady Kyner
Brock Rathbun
Bowen Wileman

This was the second career honor for Wileman.

Wartburg has had an honoree in every year since 1994