For the third consecutive year, three members of the West Virginia University wrestling team were named to the 2023 Division I Scholar All-America Team by the National Wrestling Coaches Association and this, one of the, hails from Juniata County!
To be eligible for Scholar All-American status, a wrestler must have fulfilled one of the four requirements:
- Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and earned All American honors in the same academic year
- Must have a 3.2 cumulative GPA and have been a NCAA Championship qualifier in the same academic year
- Must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA and must have won 60% of their total matches in at least 60% of the team’s schedule
- Must have a 3.5 cumulative GPA and been a participant at the conference qualifying tournament