Simpson Wrestling Ranked No. 20 in NAIA Coaches’ Poll

Simpson University Sports News


REDDING, Calif. - The Simpson University’s men’s wrestling team is ranked as the No. 20 team in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) according to the NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Final Top 20 Poll.

The Red Hawks will finish their season at the NAIA nationals in Topeka, Kan., on March 6-7. Simpson has five wrestlers heading to nationals: Richard Ortiz at157, AJ Valles at 141, Henry Campos at 197, Matt Tsarnas at 174, and Erik Medina at 197.

2014-15 NAIA Wrestling Coaches’ Final Top 20 Poll

  1. Grand View (Iowa)
  2. Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
  3. Great Falls (Mont.)
  4. Southern Oregon
  5. Montana State-Northern
  6. Menlo (Calif.)
  7. Campbellsville (Ky.)
  8. Oklahoma City
  9. Missouri Valley
  10. Concordia (Neb.)
  11. Dickinson State (N.D.)
  12. Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)
  13. Indiana Tech
  14. Midland (Neb.)
  15. Baker (Kan.)
  16. Life (Ga.)
  17. Cumberland (Tenn.)
  18. Bethany (Kan.)
  19. Cumberlands (Ky.)
  20. Simpson (Calif.)


Written by Hannah Saylor

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