CORRECTED: Northeastern Oklahoma A&M moves up to No. 1 in January NJCAA rankings

By USA Wrestling | Jan. 04, 2016, 4:07 p.m. (ET)
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M moved up to No. 1 in the January NJCAA Junior College national team rankings with 83 points. Northeastern Oklahoma moves up from the No. 7 ranking in the December NJCAA team rankings.

Ellsworth, which has been ranked at No. 1 in the two previous rankings for the year, fell to No. 2 with 71 total points.

Rounding out the top five are Muskegon of Michigan at No. 3 with 64 points, Iowa Central at No. 4 with 59 points and Iowa Western at No. 5 with 52 points.

Rounding out the top 10 are Clackamas, Iowa Lakes, North Idaho, NIACC and Niagara.

In the individual rankings, there are three new No. 1 ranked individuals: Alex De La Cruz of Iowa Central at 125, Kyle McGregor of Niagara at 133 and Jacobe Smith of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M at 174.

NJCAA TEAM RANKINGS
Rank/Team/ Points

1 Northeastern Oklahoma 83
2 Ellsworth 71
3 Muskegeon 64
4 Iowa Central 59
5 Iowa Western 52
6 Clackamas 49
7 Iowa Lakes 34
8 North Idaho 31
9 NIACC 29
10 Niagara 28
11 Springfield Tech 20
12 Western Wy 18
13 Colby 16
14 Northwest Wy 15
15 Nassau 14
15 Gloucester 14
17 Lincoln 11
17 Mercyhurst NE 11
19 Jamestown 10
19 Ridgewater 10
20 Harper 9
21 Pratt 9
21 Highline 9
23 Neosho 7
24 Labette 4
25 Triton 3
25 Northwest Kansas Tech 3

NJCAA INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS

125
1.) Alex De La Cruz – Iowa Central
2.) Paul Mascarenas – NIACC
3.) Josh Antoine – Nassau
4.) Cole Verner – Western Wyoming
5.) Josiah Seaton – Colby
6.) Damion Short - Muskegon
7.) Tepra Wright – Ellsworth
8.) Christian Antoine – Springfield Tech

133
1.) Kyle McGregor – Niagara
2.) Michael Knoblauch – Clackamas
3.) Clay Stine – Iowa Western
4.) Eduardo Penha – Northwest Wyoming
5.) George Farmah – Iowa Lakes
6.) Curtis Burnet – Northeastern Oklahoma
7.) Ricky Stringfellow - Lincoln
8.) Isaac Aguilar – North Idaho

141
1.) JJ Alfau – Iowa Central
2.) Deondre Wilson – North Idaho
3.) Bobby Alexander - Ellsworth
4.) Zane Corey – Muskegon
5.) Mitch Sellers – Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
6.) Jimmy Knapp - Harper
7.) Naquan Warren – Jamestown
8.) Mike Malles – Triton

149
1.) Oscar Ramirez – Iowa Western
2.) Kristian Holguin-Mendez – Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
3.) Abbas Tamaradze – Springfield Tech
4.) Andrew Beck – Pratt
5.) Ryne Cokeley – Iowa Central
6.) Nate Skinezney – Jamestown
7.) Toby Hague – Gloucester
8.) Cory Pych – Harper

157
1.) TJ Barnes – Muskegon
2.) Leivon Lewis – Ellsworth
3.) Christopher Schmidt – Ridgewater
4.) Zach Colgan - Niagara
5.) Kevin Wesolowski – Mercyhurst North East
6.) Dawaylon Barnes - Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
7.) Quincy Kalkbrenner – NIACC
8.) Josh Smith – Highline

165
1.) Dajor Reece – North Idaho
2.) Matthew Rodriguez-Kirkland – Ellsworth
3.) Davon Jackson – Muskegon
4.) Gavin Grater - Colby
5.) Colton Looper - Neosho
6.) Tommy Brewster – Clackamas
7.) Andrew Tate – Iowa Lakes
8.) Tyree Overton – Lincoln

174
1) Jacobe Smith - Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
2) Sadarriss Patterson - Ellsworth
3) Dom Ruggiero - Gloucester
4) Preston Lauterbach – Iowa Western
5) Devon Richter - Muskegon
6) Tevin Nuttall – Northwest Wyoming
7) Armani Robinson – Iowa Central
8) Brice Mason – Northwest Kansas Technical

184
1.) Tyler Hoffman – Iowa Central
2.) De’Andre Jones - Ellsworth
3.) Wesley Schultz – Iowa Lakes
4.) Adrian Mack – Western Wyoming
5.) Domenic Liquori – Springfield Tech
6.) Jacob Hill – Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
7.) Logan Hagerbaumer – Lincoln
8.) Haszell West – Clackamas

197
1.) LaVonte Perdue - Muskegon
2.) John Morin – Clackamas
3.) Luke Nohns – Iowa Western
4.) Josh Latham - Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
5.) Christian Dulaney – Iowa Lakes
6.) Elias Mason – Highline
7.) Tyler Mattison – Mercyhurst North East
8.) Kyler Mathews – NIACC

285
1.) Brandon Johnson – Clackamas
2.) Blake Andrews - Northeastern Oklahoma A&M
3.) Lawrence Phillips - NIACC
4.) Dalonte Holland – Ellsworth
5.) Jamal Karriem – Iowa Western
6.) Guy Henson – Iowa Lakes
7.) Jenard Rosemond - Nassau
8.) Marshall Taylor – Niagara