Viking Wrestlers Recognized for Academic Achievement
The Grand View wrestling team was recognized Monday by the NAIA/NWCA (National Wrestling Coaches’ Association) for academic achievement.
The Vikings came in fourth in the nation in team GPA with an overall team GPA of 3.22 Grand View is the only team in the top five in the NAIA standings to be in the top ten for academic.
Grand View had a record eight wrestlers on the NAIA individual All-Academic Team. Chad Lowman had the highest GPA among all national champions in the nation, followed by Gustavo Martinez and Jimmie Schuessler.
Also on the All-Academic Team was Derek Nightser, Quinten Haynes, Thoman Moman, Dallas Houchins and Cody Swim.