NCWA Preseason Rankings Released

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The National Collegiate Wrestling Association has released its 2016 Preseason rankings on The Open Mat and several MTSU wrestlers are ranked within their respective weight classes.

  • At 125lbs, Byron Smith, last season’s NCWA Mid-Atlantic Conference 125lb champion and 2016 NCWA All-American, enters the season ranked 6th.
  • At 141lbs, Carlos Garcia, a 2014 NCWA Mid-Atlantic Conference 141lb champion and All-American, enters the season ranked 3rd.
  • At 149lbs, Josh Feuerbacher enters the season ranked 9th.
  • At 157lbs, Mike King, a 2016 NCWA All-American, enters the season ranked 6th.
  • At 165lbs, Lawrence Cotton enters the season ranked 10th.
  • At 184lbs, Daniel Devers enters the season ranked 9th.
  • At 197lbs, Sean Kennedy enters the season ranked 2nd.
  • At 197lbs, Brett Brown enters the season ranked 13th.
  • At 235lbs, Tyler McClendon, last season’s 197lbs NCWA Mid-Altantic Conference Champion, enters the season ranked 12th.
  • At 285lbs, Austin Wells, last season’s NCWA Mid-Atlantic Conference Champion and All-American, enters the season ranked 3rd.

The MTSU Blue Raider wrestlers collectively enter the season ranked 5th in the NCWA Division 1 Team Rankings.

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