2020-2021 NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll – No. 5

2020-2021 NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll – No. 5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Grand View University (Iowa) claimed the No. 1 spot in the fifth edition of the 2020-21 NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 . Joining the Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), Life (Ga.), Reinhardt (Ga.) and Missouri Valley. 

 

Poll Methodology

  • The poll was voted upon by a panel of head coaches representing each of the eight conferences.
  • Two days prior to the national poll, each qualifying group rater submits the top six individuals from each weight class in his conference into the system. Only wrestlers listed on a conference ballot are considered for the national ballot.
  • The top 20 individuals in each weight class is based on how each voter ranks the best individuals. An individual receives 20 points for each first place vote, 19 for second place and so on through the list. This same point system is used to determine the team ranking.
  • The highest and lowest ranking for each team (a non-rating is considered a low rating) is removed and the team's ranking will be recalculated with an additional point added to each team for every ballot
  • The postseason poll is determined using the individual and team results from the national championship
  • For the complete Top 20 calendar, click here.

2020-21 NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll 5 (February 5, 2021)

Rank Team Points
1 Grand View (Iowa) 215
2 Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) 155
3 Life University (Ga.) 145
4 Reinhardt University (Ga.) 114
5 Missouri Valley 101
6 Indiana Tech 99
7 Doane University 75
8 Cumberland (Tenn.) 74
9 Marian University (IN) 71
10 Baker (Kan.) 61
10 Cumberlands (Ky.) 61
10 Graceland University 61
13 Southeastern 57
14 Morningside (Iowa) 53
15 Vanguard University 53
16 Lourdes University 51
17 Oklahoma City 48
18 Ottawa University 42
19 Montana State-Northern 41
20 Campbellsville (Ky.) 38
 

Recieving Votes: Eastern Oregon 36, York (Neb.) 36, Thomas More (Ky.) 35, Providence (Mont.) 33, Arizona Christina 31, Briar Cliff (Iowa) 28, St. Mary (Kan.) 27, Concordia (Neb.) 24, Hastings (Neb.) 24, Midway (Ky.) 23, Williams Baptist (Ark.) 23, Brewton-Parker (Ga.) 21, Warner Pacific 21, Texas Wesleyan 20, Wayland Baptist (Texas) 19, Bluefield 17, Corban (Ore.) 13, Dickinson State (N.D.) 11, Midland (Neb.) 11, Rochester 11, Northwestern (Iowa) 9, Truett-McConnell (Ga.) 5, Central Methodist (Mo.) 4, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 3, Missouri Baptist 2, Southern Oregon 2, William Penn (Iowa) 2 

 

Top-Ranked Individuals | Individual Rankings

125 – Justin Portillo, Grand View (Iowa) 

133 – Austin Wallace-Lister, Warner Pacfiic (Ore.) 

141 – Baterdene Boldmaa, Doane (Neb.)

149 – Marty Margolis, Grand View (Iowa) 

157 – Nolan Saxton, Reinhardt (Ga.)

165 – Elias Vaoifi, Missouri Valley 

174 – Brennan Swafford, Graceland (Iowa)

184 – Riley Jaramillo, Saint Mary (Kan.)

197 – Issac Bartel, Montana State-Northern

285 – Brandon Reed, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)