The American University wrestling team sent five wrestlers to the 2012 NCAA Championships and placed 19th as a team. The Eagles earned two All-Americans, marking the fifth straight season that the Eagles have earned multiple All-Americans. Two weeks before, AU finished a program-record third-place result at the EIWA Championships, crowning two champions.
2012 NCAA Qualifiers
141 lbs. - No. 11 Matt Mariacher - Made his second NCAA
appearance after winning EIWAs
149 lbs. - Kevin Tao - Earned his first NCAA bid after finishing runner-up at EIWAs
157 lbs. - No. 5 Ganbayar Sanjaa - Registered his second-straight All-America honor
197 lbs. - Daniel Mitchell - Recorded his third-consecutive NCAA appearance
HWT - No. 1 Ryan Flores - Made his fourth-career NCAA berth, registering his second-straight All-America honor
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EIWA Championships Review
American finished in third place at the 108th EIWA Championships, setting a new program record for the best-ever team result. Ryan Flores and Matt Mariacher each claimed their second straight individual championships.
AUeagles.com hosted a live, interactive blog from matside in St. Louis, and the archive can be read.
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