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

Delaware Valley and Alderson Broaddus Universities to Add Women’s Wrestling

WCWA up to 49 programs in 2019

Delaware Valley University

Delaware Valley University, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, has announced the addition of women’s wrestling as a varsity sport starting in the 2019-2020 season. The school is a private university offering 25 undergraduate majors, six master’s programs, and a doctoral program. The student body is made up of 1,700 full-time undergraduate students In athletics, DelVal is a NCAA Div. III school.

Caitlyn Baker has been named the inaugural head coach for the Aggies. Coach Baker is a Pennsylvania native with 20 years of wrestling experience who earned All-American honors twice during … Read more

WCWA to Lose a Program

Bacone College to Discontinue Women’s Wrestling

Yesterday, I was posting about the number of WCWA  programs growing to 48. Today, unfortunately, I’m posting about the number going down by one next season. Yesterday, Bacone College officially announced that it is cutting, among other sports, women’s wrestling.

The college, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, had sponsored the sport since 2015 and Head Coach Geneva Gray (sister of Olympian and three-time world champion Adeline Gray) joined the program in 2016. With a 32-woman roster made up of freshmen and sophomores, the Bacone Warriors appeared ready to make their mark in the upcoming seasons. But … Read more

Big Bend Community College to Add Women’s Program

WCWA will grow to 48 programs

Big Bend Community College, in Moses Lake, Washington, will be adding women’s wrestling starting in the 2018-2019 season. The school is a two-year community college that offers 43 associate degrees and 16 certificate programs. The population is made up of around 5,400 students. In athletics, Big Bend is an NWAC school.

The Plan

The Vikings have begun the search for a head coach. The college hopes to recruit roughly 30 athletes this summer and eventually carry 25-30 wrestlers on the roster.

“We are excited to return men’s wrestling and introduce women’s wrestling at

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2018 Women’s National Tournament Placers

Congratulations to all the California wrestlers that placed at the 2018 Women’s National Tournament which took place in Irving, Texas, a little over a week ago. California totaled 31 All-Americans, 10 champions, 7 Pan-Am Team members, 5 World Team members, and 1 potential Youth Olympic Team member.

In the junior division, four of the ten wrestler-girls qualifying for the Junior World Championships in Trnava, Slovakia (9/18-9/23) are from California! In all, California had 10 All-Americans in the junior division.

This year, the cadet winners of the 43, 49, 57, 65, and 73 kg weight classes qualify to go to … Read more

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