picture of 2020 UWW Jr and U23 Nationals

Completed, Nov 13 - 15
 

The best upperclassmen high schoolers and college age wrestlers in the nation across all three styles will come together in Omaha, NE, Nov. 13-15. The winners in each weight at the will secure a bid to the 2021 Senior World Team Trials and 2021 Junior World Team Trials is still eligible.

  1. Post Junior & U23 Nationals Division III Wrestling Round-up

    Post Junior & U23 Nationals Division III Wrestling Round-up

    Nov 26, 2020

    It 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.

  2. Which College Team 'Won' The 2020 U23 Nationals?

    Which College Team 'Won' The 2020 U23 Nationals?

    Nov 19, 2020

    U23 Nationals wasn't a replacement tournament for the canceled NCAAs from March, nor was it a complete preview of what the 2020-21 NCAA season might look like in a normal year, but it did attract the strongest U23 field in recent memory despite not having a world team spot on the line. 

  3. The Best Greco-Roman Matches From JR & U23 Nationals

    The Best Greco-Roman Matches From JR & U23 Nationals

    Nov 17, 2020

    Greco only had one day to make an impression in Omaha, which meant cramming in a lot of matches -- and a lot of big moments -- within a compressed time-frame. A high number of hardened full-timers and well-rounded folkstylers who decided to enter the fray ensured both age-groups wouldn’t go unnoticed in the classical discipline, even with a brutal workload. 

  4. The Complete And Total Women's JR & U23 Nationals Recap

    The Complete And Total Women's JR & U23 Nationals Recap

    Nov 17, 2020

    Some of the nation’s best high school, college, and senior-level wrestlers converged for two days in Omaha, Nebraska, to compete for Junior & U23 national titles, while battling for spots on the U.S. National Team and spots in the 2021 Senior World Team Trials. This year’s event was full of matches between top-ranked athletes, upsets, and revelations of emerging young stars. There were many outstanding performances, but only Macey Kilty and Emily Shilson, two of the brightest young stars in women’s wrestling, doubled up with national titles in both divisions.

  5. Junior & U23 Men's Freestyle Nationals Bracket Reactions

    Junior & U23 Men's Freestyle Nationals Bracket Reactions

    Nov 14, 2020

    It's Junior and U23 men's freestyle eve and the brackets are hung from the walls of FloArena for your viewing pleasure. We've viewed them, and we've got rapid reactions that we want to share with you!

  6. The Top Six Weights To Watch At Juniors & U23s

    The Top Six Weights To Watch At Juniors & U23s

    Nov 12, 2020

    There’s no World Team spot on the line this year at UWW Juniors and U23s, but wrestlers hungry for matches are still showing out. Registration picked up tenfold this week and we now have some very attractive brackets. 

  7. 2020 Junior & U23 Nationals Greco-Roman Preview

    2020 Junior & U23 Nationals Greco-Roman Preview

    Nov 12, 2020

    No, this won’t be the typical Junior Nationals. No carrot at the end of the string, no back-and-forth about what happens next. No World tournament for winners to focus on in the immediate future. 

  8. 2020 Junior & U23 Women's Preview

    2020 Junior & U23 Women's Preview

    Nov 12, 2020

    We’re days away from the U23 and Junior Nationals taking center stage at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska, on November 13-15. This event will feature a mix of elite high school, college, and Senior level wrestlers in both the Junior and U23 divisions.

  9. Tech Notes: The Good News And Bad News About DeSanto's FS Game

    Tech Notes: The Good News And Bad News About DeSanto's FS Game

    Nov 11, 2020

    When most people think of Austin DeSanto they think him blowing the roof off of Carver Hawkeye with a huge victories against people like Nick Suriano and Seth Gross. 

  10. Juniors & U23s Just Got A Whole Lot Juicier

    Juniors & U23s Just Got A Whole Lot Juicier

    Nov 10, 2020

    I’ve been saying for a while that UWW Junior and U23 registration will start to pick up and today was the day. Both tournaments got some major boosts from high profile Div I wrestlers. You can see the full list of entries HERE.