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2018-2019 ACT & SAT Test Dates

It’s that time of year again. That time when I remind wrestler-girls that, to anyone who wants to continue their career at the collegiate level, good grades in school and good performance on the mat are important. But there is a third factor that must not be ignored: performing well on one or both of the standardized tests colleges and universities use as qualifiers for admission into their institutions can go a long way to make up for a GPA deficit

I cannot stress enough the benefits of preparing for these important tests as early as possible and to actually … Read more

Griffins, Cardinals, and Saints… Oh My!

Three New Programs Coming to the WCWA

Okay, I’m not going to complain, I’m just behind on posting so much great (and not so great) wrestling news! But, you read that right three new programs are coming to the WCWA! That will mean that by the beginning of the 2019 season (and barring the dropping of any existing programs) the WCWA would be made up of at least 47 teams competing!

I don’t want to waste any more time so let’s get to my very brief introduction to each one of the schools!

Fontbonne University

The School

Located in St. … Read more

Colorado Mesa University Announces Start Of Women’s Program

On March 1, Colorado Mesa University announced the addition of women’s wrestling as a varsity sport that will begin operation in the fall of 2018.

The School

Located in Grand Junction, Colorado, CMU was formerly known as Mesa State College. It is a public comprehensive university offering two-year associate degrees, four-year bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees. the university will be the first school in Colorado to join the WCWA. The co-ed student population is around 11,000. CMU is an NCAA – Division II school.

The Plan

The Mavericks are searching for the program’s inaugural head coach but it is evident … Read more

Schreiner University – Latest Program to Join WCWA Next Season

Not Really – an Apology

Okay, Schreiner University isn’t really the latest. They had made an announcement back in the summer of last year. At that time, however, given the amount of information which was provided, I simply did not feel confident enough to add them to the list maintained on this site.

You see, when I first started this site, I would get excited about every announcement that came along and more often than not it would end up in disappointment if I did not thoroughly vet the information. So, I came up with a list of questions that … Read more

Gannon University to Join WCWA for 2018-2019 Season; That Makes 42!

Not only is Gannon University the 42nd  program to join the WCWA, it is also first from the state of Pennsylvania. This NCAA Division II, is located in Erie, Pennsylvania and is a private Catholic institution offering associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The co-ed student body is made up of around 4,400 enrolled students. The Golden Knights intend to start their first season with a roster of about 20 student-athletes.

The program will be under the guidance of NCAA Division II Hall of Fame head wrestling coach Don Henry. A national search for a women’s coach will begin … Read more

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