Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association


Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association

The Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) is an NCAA Division I collegiate wrestling conference. It has been active since 1905 and has had a variety of schools as members throughout its tenure.

Current members

* American University
* Brown University
* Bucknell University
* Columbia University
* Cornell University
* East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
* Franklin and Marshall College
* Harvard University
* Lehigh University
* Princeton University
* Rutgers University
* University of Pennsylvania
* United States Naval Academy
* United States Military Academy

Recent Success

Cornell placed fourth at the national tournament in 2005.

The league generally has the third-highest number of All-Americans at the NCAA Championships, behind the Big Ten and Big 12.

The 2005 EIWA conference tournament marked the 100th anniversary of the conference.

Former EIWA Schools

* Penn State University - Moved to the Eastern Wrestling League then to the Big Ten Conference
* Temple University*
* Syracuse University*
* Yale University*
* University of Pittsburgh - Moved to the Eastern Wrestling League
* College of William & Mary*
* Dartmouth College*
* Wilkes University - Moved to Division III
* United States Coast Guard Academy - Moved to Division III
* University of Virginia - Moved to the ACC
* United States Merchant Marine Academy - Moved to Division III

" * " = School dropped the program

External links

* [http://www.eiwawrestling.net EIWA official site]
* [http://wrestlingstats.com/eiwa/brackets.htm Conference tourney results since 1926]


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