We broke down the toughest weight classes at the NCAA DII tournament from the 1990s.
In 1997 and 1998, George Thompson of North Dakota State and Travis Kling of South Dakota State won the deepest divisions of the decade.
Each weight class is scored by adding up the career scores of all the wrestlers.
Check out the toughest weight classes from 1990 to 1999 ranked by NCAA DII medals!
Here are the top five!
Rank - Year - Weight - Score - Medalists
#1 - 1997 - 134 - 239 - George Thompson, North Dakota State; Francis Aquino, San Francisco State; Braumon Creighton, Nebraska-Omaha; Michael Barreras, Adams State; Matt Goodson, Central Oklahoma; Corey Kline, Ashland; Kip Platts, Western State; Chris Conroy, Massachusetts-Lowell;
#2 - 1998 - 150 - 231 - Travis King, South Dakota State; Jody Marple, Central Oklahoma; Matt Petsinger, Minnesota State-Mankato; Benny Charles, Southern Colorado; Scott Hewit, Northern Colorado; Lazaro Reinoso, Carson-Newman; Wayne Mooney, North Dakota State; Justin Hoopman, Chadron State;
#3 - 1991 - 177 - 211 - Tony Champion, Portland State; Joe Wypiszenski, Nebraska-Omaha; Mike Leberknight, Northern Colorado; Wayne Cole, Central Oklahoma; Brian Loeffler, South Dakota State; Joe Bena, Southern Connecticut; Dan Engles, SUNY-Buffalo; Brandon Forga, Lake Superior;
#4 - 1998 - 134 - 209 - Braumon Creighton, Nebraska-Omaha; Issac Greeley, Pittsburgh-Johnstown; George Thompson, North Dakota State; Ryan Mizushima, Western State; Kurt Karjalainen, Nebraska-Kearney; Paul Konechne, South Dakota State; Marshall Hahn, Northern Colorado; Chris Stivers, Chadron State;
#5 - 1999 - 285 - 208 - Shane Carwin, Western State; Ryan Resel, South Dakota State; Jerry Corner, Nebraska-Omaha; Keith Blaske, Fort Hays State; Claude Davis, Central Oklahoma; Todd Proper, Gannon; Brady Van Vooren, Southwest Missouri; James Garvey, Augustana SD;
Over 70 weight classes made the list!
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