For the second time in as many years, Justin Kreiter has been named a National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Scholar All-American.
In order to become a NWCA Scholar All-American a wrestler must have a GPA of 3.2 or greater for the previous academic year or have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater. If a Freshman, their GPA from the fall of 2016 must be above 3.2. Wrestlers must also meet at least one of the following wrestling criteria: NCAA Qualifier with a winning record; Finish in the top-six at the NCAA regional while competing in at least half of the team’s scheduled competitions and compiling a winning record; or win at least 67% of his matches while competing in at least 50% of his team’s scheduled competitions.
Kreiter was the national runner-up at 184 and finished the year with a record of 30-4. He is a physical education major with a grade point average of 3.76.
With this honor, Kreiter earned Luther's 60th NWCA Scholar All-American award, dating back to 1985. Complete list Luther's Scholar All-Americans.