skip navigation
Grappler Gold

11 Set to Compete at NCAA DII, DIII Nationals

By MI Grappler, 03/07/19, 12:30PM EST


Both the NCAA Division II and Division III National Championships are going down this weekend and each tournament features a handful of Michigan natives.  

Four qualified for the DII Championships, with Utica grad Nick Mason earning the 3 seed at 197 and Grandville's Ryan Vasbinder seeded 4th in the same weight class.

At DIII's, seven are competing in the tournament, including a pair of Alma Fighting Scots who are seeded - Brendan Ladd is 5th at 141 and Zack Cooper is 2nd at 149. will stream all sessions of both championships.

NCAA DII National Qualifiers

184 - Brody Conner (Indianapolis/Lawton)
197 - Ryan Vasbinder (McKendree/Grandville)
197 - Nick Mason (Tiffin/Utica)
285 - Ramon Correa (Coker/West Ottawa)

NCAA DIII National Qualifiers

141 -  Brendan Ladd (Alma/Ortonville Brandon)
149 - Zack Cooper (Alma/Whitehall)
157 - Dylan Dwyer (NYU/Plymouth)
174 - Haydn Kinjorski (Olivet/Walled Lake Central)
184 - Devon Pingel (Adrian/Lapeer)
197 - Tyler Hammack (Heidelberg/Monroe)
285 - Trevor Piggott (Olivet/Ionia)

DII Schedule

Location: The Wolstein Center in Cleveland, OH
March 8 - 11:00 am, 5:00 pm sessions
March 9 - 10:00 am, 7:00 pm Finals

DIII Schedule

Location: Berglund Center in Roanoke, VA
March 8 - 11:00 am, 6:00 pm sessions
March 9 - 10:00 am, 7:00 pm sessions