WCWA national champion Asia Ray is the top seed at 101 pounds (Photo/A.J. Grieves, MatFocus)
Link: Preliminary Brackets
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Preliminary brackets for the 2019 NAIA Women's Wrestling National Invitational have been released by the national office. The Invitational, hosted by Jamestown (N.D.), are set to begin on Friday, March 15.
The inaugural event will consist of ten weight classes with the team champion based on individual wrestler finishes. Grapplers finishing in the top four in each weight class at the national invitational will be named All-America, with places five through eight earning All-America Honorable-Mention.
The brackets are subject to change and are not considered official until ratified by the NAIA-Wrestling Coaches' Association Bracketing Committee. Official brackets are planned for release on Thursday, March 14 on www.naia.org.
Menlo College, the 2019 WCWA national champions, have the most No. 1 seeds in the preliminary brackets with four.
For additional information on the national championships, click here.
Preliminary No. 1 seeds:
101 - Asia Ray (Wayland Baptist)
109 - Alleida Martinez (Menlo College)
116 - Gracie Figueroa (Menlo College)
123 - Macy Higa (Eastern Oregon)
130 - Andribeth Rivera (Campbellsville)
136 - Solin Piearcy (Menlo College)
143 - Maggie Douma (Oklahoma City)
155 - Iman Kazem (Menlo College)
170 - Dymond Guilford (Missouri Baptist)
191 - Chi Chi Nwankwo (Oklahoma City)