The National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) recently released their rankings and the Montana Tech wrestling club is tied for 13th place with the Clemson and Iowa State wrestling clubs. The rankings are in the Division II level. The wrestlers on the Montana Tech club team are: 141# sophomore, Tim Ellinger, from Billings, Montana; 149# freshman, Chris Moody, from Gillette, Wyoming; and 285#, freshman, Kaelan Yanak from Eureka, Montana.
The Northwest region tournament is scheduled for February 24th at Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, Washington. The top 4 wrestlers in each weight division are automatically qualified for the NCWA National Tournament held March 8-10 in Allen, Texas. Montana Tech’s final pre-season match-up will be in Logan, Utah on February 17th against Utah State University.
For more information, please visit www.ncwa.net or contact Coach Dan Payne at 406-496-4114.