University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to Add Women’s Wrestling

WCWA will grow to 50 programs for the 2019-2020 season

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, has announced that it will add women’s wrestling as a varsity sport during the 2019-2020 season. The school is a public university granting associate, baccalaureate and master’s degrees, as well as doctoral degrees in audiology. The 400 acre campus has a staff of 544 and its student body is made up of 9,643 coeds. In athletics, UWSP is an NCAA Division III school.

Johnny Johnson, the men’s head wrestling coach, will also coach the women’s team during its … Read more

Can’t Afford a School Visit? Somar Has Your Back

The idea of having one’s wrestler go on to pursue a higher education while still chasing their wrestling dreams seems like a pipe dream to many parents. That is until her high school coach tells them of a college asking questions about her or the wrestler herself telling them she had a conversation with a college coach about wrestling for their program. Now what? That pipe dream is close to becoming a reality and it’s scary.

As a parent, you might not know anything about the recruiting process. What’s a good wrestling school? If it is, is it academically sound? … Read more

41 Schools In The WCWA For The 2018-2019 Season!

You read that right! There will be 41 schools in the WCWA for the 2018-2019 season! Not only that, one of them will be the first NCAA Division I school in the association!

The NCAA school starting a varsity women’s wrestling program is Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. It’s a private 4-year liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The student body is made up of just under 1,200 undergraduate students. As mentioned, earlier, the Blue Hose are part of an NCAA Division I school, hopefully the first of many more to join in the coming years. No … Read more

Lakeland University To Join The WCWA

Last week, Lakeland University in Plymouth, Wisconsin announced that it would be adding women’s wrestling as a varsity sport and that it intends to join the WCWA. Its inaugural season will begin in the fall of 2018.

Lakeland is a private university offering both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. It is affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The student body is comprised of nearly 4,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. In athletics, it is an NCAA, Division III school.

The first Muskies women’s wrestling team will be led by current men’s head coach, Ben Chapman.

“There is a lot of interest

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38 Schools In The WCWA for the 2018-2019 Season

That’s right! There might be at least 38 schools in the WCWA for the 2018-2019 Season. Nassau Community College (New York) and Tiffin University (Ohio) announced they would be adding women’s wrestling, in the fall of 2018, earlier this year and now two more schools have made the same announcement!

First, we have York College in York, Nebraska. It’s a private 4-year college affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The student body consists of about 450 undergraduate students. In athletics, the school is a member of the NAIA. Jeff Albers, who is an assistant on the men’s wrestling team, will … Read more

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