Wrestling Team Returns From Czech Republic
Fishman and Shuler Named Academic All-Americans
Fishman Finishes Fifth at National Championships
Two Wrestlers Named NAIA Scholar Athletes
Fishman Still Going At NAIA Championships
The Northwestern College wrestling team returned from a mission trip to the Czech Republic...below is a brief summary taken from head coach Rik Dahl
State Champion Tanner Stamper-Smith of Havelock High School was presented the 16th Annual James Johnson Award as the best scholastic wrestler in eastern North Carolina in 2016. The award is named in honor of three time national champion James Johnson.
Tanner Stamper-Smith (Havelock, N.C.) has signed a letter of intent to continue his wrestling career at Northwestern College next fall.
Northwestern was named a Top 20 NAIA academic team by the NWCA (National Wrestling Coaches Association) on Monday. The Red Raiders came in 15th with a 2.9775 team GPA.
Sr. Zach Fishman and Soph. Brandon Shuler were named NWCA Academic All-Americans on Monday. Wrestlers must have at least a 3.25 grade-point average and be a 2016 NAIA national championship qualifier or have a 3.0 GPA and earned All-American honors at the 2016 championships in Topeka.