By Alan Grosbach, Manager of Communications and Sports Information NAIA
TOPEKA, Kan. – (Brackets – PDF) The 2016 NAIA Wrestling National Championships, presented by USA Wrestling-Kansas, official brackets have been released. Session one action inside the Kansas Expocentre is scheduled to start Friday at 10 a.m. CST. The 59th annual event consists of four sessions, concluding Saturday with the championship finals.
Official brackets were verified and approved by the NAIA-Wrestling Coaches Associaiton Bracketing Committee Thursday afternoon.
There will be 239 wrestlers representing 46 institutions.
For the first time in the history of the NAIA, the first three sessions and all six mats will be live streamed at the NAIA Wrestling National Championships on www.NAIANetwork.com. Fans will be able to find the specific match they're looking for using the interactive live scoring system Trackwrestling. The title bouts (session 4) will be delivered on ESPN3.
For more information on the NAIA Wrestling National Championship, click here.