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Four Mountaineers Ranked Nationally as WVU Prepares for 2021 Big 12 Championships

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The West Virginia wrestling team saw four grapplers ranked in final set of national polls before the conference tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma on March 6-7. The Old Gold and Blue will send 10 wrestlers to compete in Tulsa. WVU ended its 2021 regular season at 7-3, 3-2 in the Big 12 on the year.

Additionally, pre-seeds and brackets have been released for the 2021 Big 12 Championships. Five WVU wrestlers were awarded top-six seeds for the conference tournament. Read more about the pre-seeds here.

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Here are your ranked West Virginia Mountaineer wrestlers:

FloWrestling:

133: Ryan Sullivan: No. 9 (No. 11 on Feb. 22)

165: Peyton Hall: No. 24 (No. 24 on Feb. 22)

197: Noah Adams: No. 7  (No. 7 on Feb. 22)

Team Tournament Rank: NR (NR on  Feb. 22)

InterMat:

133: Ryan Sullivan: No. 19 (No. 20 on Feb. 23)

197: Noah Adams: No. 7 (No. 7 on Feb. 23)

Team Tournament Rank: NR (NR on  Feb. 23)

Team Dual Meet Rank: No. 22 (No. 22 on  Feb. 23)

The Open Mat:

125: Killian Cardinale: No. 24 (No. 25 on Feb. 23)

133: Ryan Sullivan: No. 18 (No. 19 on Feb. 23)

165: Peyton Hall: No. 20  (No. 22 on Feb. 23)

197: Noah Adams: No. 8 (No. 9 on Feb. 23)

Team Tournament Rank: NR (NR on Feb. 24)

Trackwrestling:

125: Killian Cardinale: No. 31 (No. 29 on Feb. 22)

133: Ryan Sullivan: No. 8 (No. 10 on Feb. 22)

165: Peyton Hall: No. 25 (No. 24 on Feb. 22)

197: Noah Adams: No. 8 (No. 9 on Feb. 22)

Team Tournament Rank: No. T30 (T36 on  Feb. 22)

Looking ahead, WVU will have more than a week off before traveling to St. Louis, Missouri for the 2021 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship, March 18-20.

The Division I Wrestling Committee will meet to select the remaining at-large qualifiers to fill out the 33-man bracket in each weight class, which will be announced March 10, via NCAA livestream while brackets and seeding will be announced on NCAA.com at 4 p.m. March 11.

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