DII and DIII regionals help shape award standings headed into NCAA championships; RIT's Winters among most dominant
SOURCE: www.ncaa.com
February 28, 2019


INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA has released updated standings for the 2019 NCAA Wrestling Awards that will be awarded in March at the respective Division I, II and III Wrestling Championships.


Four wrestlers are closely bunched behind the national leader for most dominant and all are headed to the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships in Roanoke, Virginia. SUNY Oneonta heavyweight James Bethel won the Mideast regional picking up a fall and tech fall to be the leader with an average of 5.29 team points per match. Jake Evans of Waynesburg is second with 5.11 points after two major decisions and a fall in a runner-up finish in the Southeast regional. Heavyweight Konrad Ernst of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Stevens 141-pounder Troy Stanich are tied for third with 5.08 points, while Rochester Institute of Technology 157-pounder Kaidon Winters has 5.04 points.