The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) has announced the recipients of the 2019-20 NWCA Division III All-Academic Team.
Seniors Sam Camacho (125- Sylmar, California/Birmingham Community and Keenan Feldpaush (285 - Eldridge, Iowa/North Scott), junior Ira Kuehn (184 - DeWitt, Iowa/Central DeWitt), and sophomore Tyler DiFiore (133 - Wellington, Fla.) all earned this honor.
Nominees must have at least a 3.2 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the previous full academic year. Transfers and freshmen are eligible if they’ve been in residence at their current institution beginning in the fall of 2019.
To be considered for this award, a wrestler must placed in the top six at their respective regional tournament and have a win percentage of .500 or better and competed in half of the institution’s scheduled competition in NCAA championship events. A wrestler can also be considered if they have a win percentage of .670 or better and competed in half of the institution’s scheduled NCAA events.
With this announcement, Luther wrestlers have earned the NWCA Division III Scholar All-America award 68 times dating back to 1985.