By Alan Grosbach, Manager of Communications and Sports Information
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – (Preliminary Brackets – PDF) The 2015 NAIA Wrestling National Championships preliminary brackets have been released, the national office announced Friday. Session one action inside the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan., is scheduled to get underway Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m. CST. The 58th annual event will consist of four sessions, concluding Saturday with the championship finals starting at 7 p.m.
Preliminary brackets are subject to change and are not considered official until the conclusion of team registration on Thursday, March 7. Official brackets will be released following the conclusion of the on-site NAIA-Wrestling Coaches Association Bracketing Committee meeting at approximately 9 p.m. CST on NAIA.org.
There will be 211 wrestlers representing 44 institutions taking to the mat, including six defending national champions and 40 returning All-Americans
Stretch Internet, the NAIA’s official video streaming company, will be broadcasting the 10 title bouts (Session IV) of the 2015 NAIA Wrestling National Championships on March 7 on www.NAIANetwork.com. Packages can be purchased for $10.
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