Wrestling Ranked No. 1 in latest NWCA Poll

By Trent Jackson, Sports Information Director

OSWEGO, N.Y. - The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) released its third edition of Division III Team and Individual Rankings Wednesday, Nov. 27, with Wartburg moving up to No. 1 along with and six Knights ranked their respective weight classes.

Six Wartburg student-athletes were ranked throughout different weight classes:

125 - Brady Kyner, 6th
133 - Kris Rumph, 3rd
141 - Brock Rathbun, 6th
149 - Brady Fritz, 5th
174 - Kyle Briggs, 2nd
197 - Kobe Woods, 5th

2019-20 NWCA Division III Team Ranking #3

Ranking                    Team                                                  Record           

  1. Wartburg College (IA)                                              (2 - 0)                   
  2. Loras College (IA)                                                     (1 - 0)
  3. Augsburg University (MN)                                         (1 - 0)
  4. Wabash College (IN)                                                 (1 - 0)
  5. Johnson & Wales University (RI)                              (4 - 1)
  6. University of Mount Union (OH)                                (1 - 0)
  7. Baldwin Wallace University (OH)                              (1 - 0)
  8. University of Wisconsin - La Crosse (WI)                 (1 - 0)
  9. Coe College (IA)                                                       (1 - 0)
  10. North Central College (IL)                                        (1 - 0)
  11. The College of New Jersey (NJ)                              (3 - 1)
  12. Ithaca College (NY)                                                  (2 - 2)
  13. University of Wisconsin - Whitewater (WI)               (2 - 1)
  14. United States Coast Guard Academy (CT)              (0 - 0)
  15. Rochester Institute of Technology (NY)                    (0 - 0)
  16. New York University (NY)                                         (0 - 0)
  17. Messiah College (PA)                                               (7 - 0)
  18. Millikin University (IL)                                               (8 - 0)
  19. Central College (IA)                                                 (8 - 2)
  20. Castleton University (VT)                                        (5 - 2)
  21. John Carroll University (OH)                                   (7 - 2)
  22. Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ)                      (2 - 2)
  23. The College at Brockport (NY)                               (1 - 0)
  24. Washington & Lee University (VA)                         (5 - 2)
  25. Olivet College (MI)                                                 (4 - 1)