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Alara Boyd wrestled at Yorktown High School in Muncie, Indiana and in the fall of 2021 will enter her junior year at McKendree as a two-time WCWC finalist and 2021 champion. Also in 2021, she takes the mat for her fourth age-level World team after earning the 65 kg Junior world team spot.

  1. Women's Weekly: Nationals And Pan-Ams

    Women's Weekly: Nationals And Pan-Ams

    May 12, 2022

    The Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, hosted one of the biggest women’s wrestling tournaments in the country over Mother’s Day weekend. Women’s Nationals set the stage for the upcoming age-level World Championships later this year.
  2. Why Would Sam Schmitz Leave McKendree?

    Why Would Sam Schmitz Leave McKendree?

    Apr 20, 2022

    Sam Schmitz’s departure from McKendree is a head-scratcher. Why would you build a women’s wrestling dynasty and leave at the height of its powers?
  3. Women's Weekly: Post-Season Fever

    Women's Weekly: Post-Season Fever

    Feb 14, 2022

    College regionals and conference meets will take place this weekend and the following weekend at locations throughout the country. Although this is an important step for winning a national collegiate title, NAIA and NCAA schools have different procedures. Here is a breakdown.
  4. Women's Weekly: National Duals Fever

    Women's Weekly: National Duals Fever

    Jan 2, 2022

    Get ready for fireworks!
  5. Women's Weekly: Midlands Adds Women's Tournament, McKendree Loaded

    Women's Weekly: Midlands Adds Women's Tournament, McKendree Loaded

    Nov 11, 2021

    The college season is in full swing after a historic international season for women’s wrestling. This was an unusual year with the Olympic Games and the Senior World Championships taking place weeks apart.
  6. USA Women Take Narrow Lead Into Final Day Of Jr Worlds

    USA Women Take Narrow Lead Into Final Day Of Jr Worlds

    Aug 19, 2021

    The second full day of wrestling concluded in women’s freestyle at the 2021 Junior World Championships. Only the medal rounds for five weights remain and the team race will be decided in the final session of wrestling. Take a look below to see the current standings and what Team USA needs to do to take home the team title.
  7. Junior World Championships Women's Freestyle Preview

    Junior World Championships Women's Freestyle Preview

    Aug 17, 2021

    With the historic performance of our U.S. Olympic Team right behind us, the U.S. Junior Women’s World squad heads to Ufa, Russia, to compete this week with a lot of confidence and momentum. And they should, as USA Wrestling is sending the best Junior women’s squad we’ve ever assembled to compete at the UWW Junior World Championships. The event features 500 wrestlers in three divisions (women’s freestyle, men’s freestyle, and men’s Greco) who will be competing for 120 medals.