NWCA Academic Awards

The NWCA Academic awards were presented at the NCAA Championships to the top 30 teams and the individuals who became Scholar All-Americans. To become a Scholar All-American, a wrestler has to meet academic and athletic qualifications. A wrestler must achieve at least one of the following, along with the required GPA, to be recognized:

  1. NCAA qualifier with a winning record
  2. Regional placewinner (top 8) with a winning record and appeared in at least half of a team’s scheduled events
  3. Won at least 2/3 of matches and appeared in at least half of a team’s scheduled events

List of 2019 NWCA Scholar All-Americans

The top 30 teams are calculated by calculating the overall GPA of at least six wrestlers who competed in the regional and up to four others who competed in at least half of a team’s scheduled events. Only ten total wrestlers from a given team are used to calculate the team totals.

2019 Team List

RankInstitutionCalculated GPA
1Johns Hopkins University3.776
2Baldwin Wallace3.766
3Wesleyan University3.714
4Stevens Institute of Technology3.704
5Ithaca College3.668
6Springfield College3.665
7Saint John’s University3.650
8University of Chicago3.644
9Williams College3.627
10Norwich University3.620
11Case Western Reserve3.611
12Muhlenberg College3.608
13Washington and Lee University3.602
14Messiah College3.597
15Wilkes University3.586
16Rochester Institute of Technology3.545
17United States Coast Guard Academy3.537
18Augsburg University3.537
19Cornell College3.532
20Trinity College3.522
21York College of Pennsylvania3.519
22Worcester Polytechnic Institute3.515
23New York University3.508
24Wartburg College3.473
25SUNY Oneonta3.406
27Johnson & Wales University3.396
28Concordia College-Moorhead3.389
29Waynesburg University3.360
30University of Wisconsin-Platteville3.359