University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Wrestling National Rankings

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Wrestlers Up to Fourth In NWCA Poll; 
Cawley and McKillop Individually-Ranked
     02
/13/13...Head Coach Pat Pecora's Mountain Cat wrestling team, 14-2 overall and winners of 14 straight dual meets, moved from fifth to fourth in the most recent NCAA Division II National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) National Poll released on Tuesday.  Individually, Travis McKillop (Lower Burrell, Pa.) (184 lbs.) is sixth and Dave Cawley (Pittsburgh, Pa.) (141 lbs.) is seventh in their respective weight classes... (Complete NWCA Rankings)
     St. Cloud State (MN) University held onto the top-spot.  Notre Dame (OH) College, the University of Central Oklahoma, Pitt-Johnstown, and Newberry (SC) College rounded out the top-five.   
     McKillop, last year's seventh-place national finisher at 174 lbs., stayed in the sixth spot at 184 lbs., while Cawley remained seventh at 141 lbs. 

NWCA National Top-10
(as of 02/13/13)
1.  St. Cloud State (160 pts.)
2.  Notre Dame (OH)  (152 pts.)
3.  Central Oklahoma  (143.5 pts.)
4.  Pitt-Johnstown (130 pts.)
5.  Newberry  (128 pts.)
6.  Upper Iowa  (124 pts.)
7.  Nebraska-Kearney (93 pts.)
8.  Minnesota State-Mankato  (89 pts.)
9.  Findlay (OH)  (88 pts.)
10. Mercyhurst  (79 pts.)

Last Reviewed: December 9, 2006