Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Wrestling Brackets Released

MARCH 10, 2020 | written by STEVE ULRICH
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1.  Wrestling Brackets Released 
NCAA Wrestling 2020 Blue Back.

The brackets are out for the 2020 NCAA Division III wrestling championship slated for this weekend at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  The American Rivers Conference will serve as the host.
A total of 180 participants will compete in the championships. Student-athletes qualified for the championship by placing top-three in their respective weight classes at one of the six NCAA regional tournaments held on Feb. 28, 29 and March 1.

Top Seeds

1-Mike Tortorice (30-1), UW-Whitewater; 2-Robbie Precin (32-1), North Central; 3-Nicholas Arborio (29-5), Southern Maine.
1-Kristian Rumph (17-1), Wartburg; 2-Matt Berlin (32-0), UW-Stevens Point; 3-Noah Becker (22-2), Saint John's.
1-Troy Stanich (26-2), Stevens; 2-Jordin James (26-2), Mount Union; 3-David Flynn (17-3), Augsburg.
1-Ryan Anderson (20-3), Centenary; 2-Brett Kaliner (26-2), Stevens; 3-Stanley Bleich (38-2), Baldwin Wallace.
1-Grant Zamin (23-1), UW-La Crosse; 2-Ryan Epps (28-2), Augsburg; 3-Sean Lyons (35-2), NYU.
1-Kyle Hatch (33-0), Wabash; 2-Bradan Birt (36-1), Millikin; 3-Max Forsyth (28-4), Wartburg.
1-Cornell Beachem (21-0), Mount St. Joseph; 2-Kyle Briggs (26-2), Wartburg; 3-Solomon Nielsen (23-2), Augsburg.
1-Tanner Vassar (31-0), Augsburg; 2-Paul Detwiler (28-0), Coast Guard; 3-Cody Baldridge (32-5), North Central.
1-Guy Patron (20-1), Loras; 2-Taylor Mehmen (23-1), Coe; 3-Lance Benick (5-3), Augsburg.
1-Drew Kasper (29-0), Otterbein; 2-Patrick irwin (30-2), Coast Guard; 3-Duncan Lee (27-6), Central.
# of Qualifiers
Augsburg 8, Loras 8, Stevens 7, Baldwin Wallace 6, Coast Guard 6, Ithaca 6, Johnson and Wales (R.I.) 6,

2.  Track and Field Tuesday Person Running on Apple iOS 13.3Woman Running on Apple iOS 13.3

The NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee announced the participants in the 2020 NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships.
For each men’s individual event contested, including the heptathlon, the top 20 declared student-athletes were accepted into the competition. For each women’s individual event contested, including the pentathlon, the top 20 declared student-athletes were accepted into the competition. For each relay event contested, the top 12 declared relay teams, one per institution, were accepted into the competition.
The championships will be held March 13-14 at the JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with Visit Winston-Salem and Guilford College serving as hosts.

Top Seeds (M)
60: Michael Johnson, Augustana; Davonta Womack, Bridgewater, 6.78
200: Patrick Mikel, Loras, 21.74
400: Mikel, 47.90
800: Kyler Lueck, UW-Eau Claire, 1:51.63
Mile: Noah Falasco, RPI, 4:08.24
3000: Matthew Wilkinson, Carleton, 8:11.52
5000: Wilkinson, 14:22.34
60 Hurdles: Mason Plant, Mount Union, 7.97
4x400 Relay: UW-Eau Claire, 3:15.80
DMR: Williams, 9:54.97
High Jump: Alec Reduker, MIT, 2.17m
Pole Vault: Noah Zastrow, UW-Stout, 5.39m
Long Jump: Kyle Lichttenegger, Saint Mary's, 7.56m
Triple Jump: Jonathan Wilburn, UW-Oshkosh, 15.32m
Shot Put: Tony DeYoung, Brockport, 17.86m
Weight Throw: Andrew Jarrett, UW-La Crosse, 20.87m
Heptathlon: Dylan Cooper, UW-Eau Claire, 5441
Top Seeds (W)
60: Gabrielle Noland, Loras, 7.55
200: Noland, 24.50
400: Samantha Gorman, TCNJ, 56.37
800: Sydney Packard, WPI, 2:08.00
Mile: Evie Bultemeyer, Trine, 4:56.18
3000: Parley Hannan, Ithaca, 9:36.23
5000: Hannan, 16:12.80
60 Hurdles: Favor Ezewuzie, Wheaton, Ill., 8.60
4x400 Relay: Loras, 3:50.21
DMR: Ithaca, 11:48.70
High Jump: Sharde Johnson, Colby, 1.78m
Pole Vault: Anna Schoster, Mount St. Joseph, 4.02m
Long Jump: Isabel Maletich, Chicago, 5.93m
Triple Jump: Maletich, 12.58m
Shot Put: Skye Digman, UW-La Crosse, 14.72m
Weight Throw: Chelsea Yang, Rhode Island College, 19.42m
Pentathlon: Laura Darcey, Chicago, 3794

3.  Hockey Brackets 
The fields for the 2020 NCAA Division III men's and women's ice hockey championships are out.

First Round - March 14

#15 Wesleyan (15-11-1) at #10 Babson (18-6-2)
St. Thomas (15-10-3) at #12 Lake Forest (18-6-3)
Plymouth State (15-9-3) at #7 Endicott (22-5)
#6 Hobart (20-5-3) at #5 Adrian (21-5-3)

Quarterfinals - March 21
Wesleyan/Babson winner at #3 Utica (25-2-2)
St. Thomas/Lake Forest winner at #4 UW-Eau Claire (22-4-2)
Plymouth State/Endicott winner at #1 Norwich (24-2-2)
Hobart/Adrian winner at #2 Geneseo (22-3-2)

Semifinals / Final - March 27-28
Buffalo, New York

First Round - March 11

#8 Norwich (22-4-2) at #9 Amherst (17-5-5)
#4 Gustavus Adolphus (22-3-2) at #5 UW-River Falls (21-5-2)

Quarterfinals - March 14
Norwich/Amherst winner at #1 Plattsburgh State (26-1)
#10 Adrian (22-3-3) at #6 Elmira (22-4-2)
#7 Endicott (25-2) at #2 Middlebury (21-3-3)
Gustavus/River Falls winner at #3 UW-Eau Claire (22-4-2)

Semifinals / Final - March 20-21



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    4.  Lacrosse Poll

    • On the Move (M): Gettysburg, F&M (+3)
    • Greetings: Wesleyan.
    • What We're Watching (TUE-FRI): #2 Tufts vs. #20 Ithaca (TUE); #6 Ursinus vs. Stockton (WED); #4 RIT vs. #13 St. Lawrence (FRI); #14 Christopher Newport vs. #17 Lynchburg (FRI); #15 F&M vs. #18 Stevenson (FRI).

    • On the Move: W&L, Ithaca, Brockport (+2).
    • Hello: Pomona-Pitzer
    • What We're Watching (TUE-THU): #6 Gettysburg vs. #7 Salisbury (WED); #15 Colorado College vs. #16 Ithaca (WED)

    5.  COVID-19 Update

    Here is the latest news on the COVID-19 outbreak as it concerns Division III campuses.
    • Amherst College will move to remote learning after spring break, beginning March 23. Classes are canceled on Thursday and Friday this week. The campus will continue to operate during this period. According to Landry Mayo '20the baseball team will play its final game on Wednesday vs. Williams. No word on how other sports might be affected.
    • Rowan University has extended its spring break which was scheduled to end on March 22 to March 29. All approved athletics trips will go on as planned over spring break.
    • NYU is transitioning to remote instruction until March 27. Employees are expected to report as normal.
    • Skidmore has suspended classes through March 22. All athletic practices and competitions are suspended.
    • DePauw University has implemented a "no-fans" policy for all sporting events beginning with today's men's lacrosse contest.
    >> More from InsideHigherEd.com

    6. 1 Fun Thing 

    In time for Easter: Peeps-themed crocs. (USA Today)
    • Per Crocs"Due to the popularity, our adult styles are sold out."

    - courtesy of Axios

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