Western New England University Set to Launch First NCAA DIII Women’s Wrestling Team in New England

The Department of Athletics at Western New England University is pleased to announce the addition of women’s wrestling to its athletics program. This will be the University’s 21st varsity sport and the first NCAA DIII women’s wrestling team in New England.

National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Executive Director Mike Moyer is excited about the addition of the program at Western New England University. “We are forever grateful for the pioneering efforts of Western New England University to add women’s intercollegiate wrestling to its athletics program,” said Moyer. “This new women’s wrestling program represents the first NCAA DIII-affiliated team in New England.”

The women’s wrestling program is planned to begin its inaugural season in the fall of the 2022-23 academic year.


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