MANHEIM, Pa.—The Southeastern University wrestling team was honored by the National Wrestling Coaches Association for their excellence in academics.
The Fire finished 12th in the 2019 NWCA NAIA Scholar All-American Top 15, posting a 3.146 GPA among their starting lineup.
Among the 54 Scholar All-Americans, four wrestlers from Southeastern qualified. Senior Luis Peguero, juniors Ethan Owen and Dylan Chatterton, along with sophomore Jake Watters were selected.
The four individual Scholar All-Americans was tied for the third-most nationally.
Southeastern finished 19th at the NAIA National Championship as a team with two podium finishes among its seven national qualifiers.