Multi-Divisional Insider: Broken Down Bus Can't Spoil D3 Title for LaCrosse
Jan 12, 2022Somewhere south of Chicago at a truck stop Saturday, Wisconsin-La Crosse head coach Dave Malecek was cradling a trophy.
Women's Weekly: National Duals Fever
Jan 2, 2022Get ready for fireworks!
The Top 100 Countdown: 40-31
Dec 17, 2021The countdown continues as FloWrestling releases its top 100 greatest American wrestlers of all time. The inaugural episode was released on November 4 and will end with the announcement of the greatest wrestler of all time on January 10, 2022.
Multi-Divisional Insider: North Central Primed For D3 Showdown
Dec 17, 2021Joe Norton knows Eric Keller. He knows him well.
Multi-Divisional Insider: The History Of Two Decades Of Desert Duals
Dec 9, 2021It started with a conversation at a 30-year high school reunion in 2001.
Women's Weekly: Will Beach Wrestling Be An Olympic Sport?
Dec 1, 2021The growth of women’s wrestling at the high school and college level is spilling into international wrestling. The Olympics currently offers three different wrestling disciplines: men’s freestyle, women’s freestyle, and men’s Greco-Roman.
Multi-Divisional Insider: There's A Buzz After Battle of the Bluffs
Nov 18, 2021Wisconsin-La Crosse head wrestling coach Dave Malecek jokes he’s had three good ideas in his lifetime.
Women's Weekly: Historic Tournament Still Producing Results
Nov 17, 2021It’s fun to look back now that the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) and its end-of-year national tournament will likely disband. This was THE women’s national collegiate wrestling championship that counted for years since it combined schools from every division.
Briggs dominates, Wartburg rolls at NWCA D3 Championships
Mar 14, 2021Kyle Briggs of Wartburg didn’t get exactly what he wanted, but his consolation prize was a major decision in the finals. Don’t feel too bad for Briggs, though. The 174-pounder crushed the field by picking up four falls before settling for a shutout win in his fifth match.
Wartburg Sends 7 To The Semis At NWCA D3 Championships
Mar 13, 2021They aren’t keeping team scores at the NWCA Division III Coaches Association National Championships, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t keeping tabs. Many of the best D3 wrestlers in the country have an opportunity to compete this weekend in a makeshift national tournament that came together in less than a month.
USA Wrestling To Host Tournament For NCAA DIII Wrestlers
Feb 5, 2021Rich Bender, USA Wrestling Executive Director:“USA Wrestling is extremely disappointed and heartbroken about the hundreds of wrestling student-athletes who have lost their opportunity to have their 2020-21 season-ending competition due to the cancellation of the winter sports national championships at the NCAA Div. III level. This is the second straight year that this important group of student-athletes will not have an official national tournament.As the National Governing Body for wrestling in the United States, we feel we have an obligation and responsibility to provide a competition for these athletes. We are poised to step into the breach on behalf of Div. III wrestlers. We have been actively pursuing a number of options that are available to us, working with our partners and stakeholders within the sport. It is our goal to provide a high-quality event for these athletes during this academic season. USA Wrestling has been able to successfully host numerous competitions at many levels, using its COVID-19 Return to Events Guidelines and following local health and government regulations.”Bruce Baumgartner, USA Wrestling President:“USA Wrestling believes that creating a season-ending tournament for NCAA Div. III wrestling student-athletes fits in line with our mission to “provide quality opportunities for its members to achieve their full human and athletic potential.” We clearly understand the role that the NCAA Championships play in the lives of these students. USA Wrestling is eager to help, and believe we have both the resources and ability to assist during this challenging time for the wrestlers and their families."
The Prince Of Providence: Johnson & Wales Assistant Coach Brian Allen
Nov 26, 2020The Johnson & Wales University wrestling program has been around since 1997 and has become one of the top programs in Division III. The JWU program had small beginnings, Head Coach Lonnie Morris started with just four wrestlers in the inaugural season. It didn’t take long for Coach Morris to build a roster and start to create buzz around the Wildcat program but he knew he needed help to make his vision a reality. Coach Morris didn’t just find help, he found his right-hand man in Brian Allen.
Post Junior & U23 Nationals Division III Wrestling Round-up
Nov 26, 2020It was a busy weekend in the wrestling world and Division III programs around the country were taking advantage of the opportunity to compete. Multiple DIII wrestlers made the trek to Omaha, Nebraska to compete in freestyle and Greco-Roman at UWW Juniors and Universities. #19 Adrian College also hosted a competitive invitational this past weekend, this was the first NCAA competition that took place this season. The field included DIII Trine University, #7 NAIA-Indiana Institute of Technology, and NAIA-Thomas More University.
The Top Wrestler At Each Weight In Division III
Oct 1, 2020The first month of the 2020-21 academic year has come and gone.
The Top 10 Upsets In NCAA DIII Action
Dec 11, 2019Similar to the results from the DI landscape this past weekend, there were a handful of upsets in DIII. Week 6 belongs to the underdog, as there were numerous highly ranked individuals getting knocked off by competitors that were either unranked or ranked below them.