2012 NCAA Wrestling Championships Homepage

2012 NCAA Wrestling Championships Homepage

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.

AUeagles.com hosted live blogs at both the EIWA Championships and the NCAA Championships, where hundreds of alumni and program supporters joined the conversations. 

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

Schedule/Coverage (All Times EST)

Archive of AUeagles.com's 3-Day Live Blog From St. Louis, Mo.

Pre-Tournament - Preview / Tournament Notes / NCAA Qualifier Release / Video About Team Culture

Flores' Pre-Championship Press Conference - Wed., March 14 - Video / Photos

Session 1 (First Round) - Thurs., March 15, 12:00 p.m. - ESPN3 - Recap / Brackets / Team Scores / Video Interview with Coach Moore / Photos

Session 2 (Second Round) - Thurs., March 15, 7:30 p.m. - ESPN3 - Recap / Brackets / Team Scores / Video Interview with No. 1 Flores / Photos

Session 3 (Quarterfinals) - Fri., March 16, 11:00 a.m. - ESPNU/ESPN3 - Recap / Brackets / Team Scores / Video Interview with Coach Moore / Photos

Session 4 (Semifinals) - Fri, March 16, 7:00 p.m. - ESPNU/ESPN3 - Recap / Brackets / Team Scores / Video Interview with Coach Moore / Photos

Session 5 (Medal Rounds) - Sat., March 17, 11:00 a.m. - ESPNU/ESPN3 - Recap / Brackets / Team Scores / Video Interview with Coach Moore / Photos

Session 6 (Championships) - Sat., March 17, 7:30 p.m. - ESPN/ESPN3 - Final Brackets / Final Team Scores / Photos

Mitchell Receives NCAA Elite 89 Award - Release / Video of Presentation / Photos


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.  

Archive of AUeagles.com's 2-Day Live Blog from Princeton, N.J.

Pre-Tournament - Preview / Tournament Notes

Sessions 1 and 2 (Through Semifinals) - Sat., March 3 -  Recap / Brackets / Video Highlights

Session 3 (Medal Rounds) - Sun., March 4, 10:00 a.m. - Recap / Brackets / Video Highlights

Session 4 (Championships) - Sun., March 4, 3:00 p.m. - Recap / Brackets / Video Highlights / Photos / Video of Mariacher's Final / Video of Flores' Final

Stay Connected



AUeagles.com hosted a live, interactive blog from matside in St. Louis, and the archive can be read.

Become a fan of AU Wrestling on Facebook to stay connected to the program
Follow @AU_Wrestling on Twitter to receive updates throughout the tournament Gear up for the Eagles' run at the NCAA Championships with officially liscensed AU Athletics merchandise

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