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UChicago Wrestling Reels in NWCA Scholar All-America Accolades

UChicago Wrestling Reels in NWCA Scholar All-America Accolades

2019-20 NWCA Scholar All-Americans

CHICAGO – The University of Chicago wrestling team and five Maroon wrestlers recently earned 2019-20 Scholar All-America status from the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA).

UChicago was ranked 11th among the NWCA Scholar All-American Teams with a 3.548 team GPA.

A total of 283 individuals from 80 schools were named NWCA Scholar All-Americans. The Maroon contingent was represented by:

  • Will Britain (165 pounds, Jr.) – 15-10 record; placed second at the Wisconsin-Platteville Invite, third at the Elmhurst Invite and sixth at the NCAA Regional.
  • Cole Fibranz (285 pounds, Fr.) – 24-3 record; NWCA Second Team All-American; NCAA national qualifier; UAA Champion; UAA Rookie of the Year; won the Elmhurst Invite and took third at the Wheaton Invite.
  • Maguire Pecci (165 pounds, So.) – 12-5 record; placed second at the Coe Invite, MSOE Invite and Elmhurst Invite.
  • Ben Sarasin (184 pounds, So.) – 26-1 record; NWCA First Team All-American; NCAA national qualifier; UAA Champion; won the Wisconsin-Platteville Invite, Trine Invite, MSOE Invite and Elmhurst Invite.
  • Griffin Seyfried (133 pounds, Fr.) – 16-15 record; placed second at the Trine Invite and the Elmhurst Invite.