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Teams Ranked in WIN’s TPI (Total and Top-8 Ranked): 27. Lock Haven (3/1); 44. George Mason (1/0); 51. Clarion (1/0); 50. Rider (1/0). Rest of Conf.: Edinboro, Bloomsburg, Cleveland State
2018 NCAA Review: 22 qualifiers, 0 champs, two AAs
2019 NCAA Automatic Qualifications Per Weight Class:
2018 EWL Review: Ronnie Perry, the eventual national runner-up and Chance Marstellar, the EWL’s highest-ranked wrestler this season, were two of three Eagle individual champs who helped Lock Haven win their first team title since 1997 with 81.5 points. Finishing second was Rider with two champs and 72.5 points, a half-point ahead of Edinboro.
Returning Champs: 141-Evan Cheek (Cleveland State), 157-Alex Klucker (Lock Haven), 174-Dean Sherry (Rider), 184-Corey Hazel (Lock Haven). Three EWL champs from 2018 are wrestling elsewhere in 2019: 125-Sean Russell (Minnesota), 133 – Korbin Myers (Va. Tech), Hwt-Billy Miller (Va. Tech)
History: Since the EWL began in 1976, Edinboro has won 14 team titles, including eight straight (2003-10) and most recently in 2017. Other current EWL teams to win past championships include Cleveland State (1979), Clarion (1980, ’94, ’95), Bloomsburg (1993), Lock Haven (1997, 2018) and Rider (2016). Two former EWL schools also won team titles: Penn State (14, including 11 straight), West Virginia (3) and Pitt (3).