Wrestling: Fairfield’s Chase Lind honored by NWCA

Chase Lind posted a 17-6 record for WPI.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Chase Lind out of Fairfield Ludlowe has been honored for work on the mat and in the classroom by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.

A sophomore, Lind has been tabbed as a Division III Scholar All-American by the National Wrestling Coaches Association.

 

Lind competed at both 165 and 174 pounds during his sophomore campaign.

A mechanical engineering major, Lind was 17-6 with four falls.

The Crimson and Gray starting lineup, along with four key reserves, boasted a 3.49 GPA to earn top 30 program accolades for the third straight winter.

The Engineers were 11th overall out of over 100 Division III wrestling programs.

Nominees must have at least a 3.2 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the previous full academic year.

Transfers and freshmen are eligible if they’ve been in residence at their current institution beginning in the fall of 2017.

On the competition side, wrestlers much be a national qualifier in 2017-18 and have a minimum win percentage of at least .500.

Additionally, wrestlers can also be considered if they placed in the top six at their respective regional tournament, a win percentage of .500 or better and competed in half of the institution’s scheduled competition in NCAA championship events.

A wrestler can also be considered if they have a win percentage of .670 or better and competed in half of the institution’s scheduled NCAA events.

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