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Two More Universities Adding Women’s Wrestling

Two universities have announced that they intend to add women’s wrestling as a varsity sport to their athletic offerings; Central Methodist University and Indiana Institute of Technology.

Central Methodist University

On February 12th, Central Methodist University, in Fayette, Missouri, has announced its intention to add women’s wrestling as a varsity sport for the 2019-2020 season. CMU is a private, coed, liberal arts university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. It offers Masters, bachelors and Associates degrees. It has a 55-acre campus in a total undergraduate student body of around 5,400.

“I’m excited that we’re going to be starting wrestling. It

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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

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

Number of WCWA Schools Will Grow to 34 This Fall

Last month I posted that Westminster College would be adding women’s wrestling in the fall of 2017. Well, they’re not the only ones. Two more schools have decided to sponsor teams in one of the fastest growing female sports in the Country.

Umpqua Community College in Roseberg, Oregon is a member of the NWAACC and wishes to expand its athletic department beyond the three sports it now sponsors. I am certain they will not regret choosing women’s wrestling as one of the expansion sports.

The second school is the University of St. Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas, an NAIA school. Like many … Read more

New College Wrestling Programs For 2016

Three Four schools have decided to add women’s wrestling to their athletic programs and create more higher education opportunities for high school wrestlers.

The schools who will be joining this fast-growing world are:

This will bring the total number of schools in the WCWA to 30 31!

I also have some sad news as it seems 2 schools have stopped supporting the sport on their campus. I can no longer find any mention of the … Read more

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