Bailey Heads to NCAA DIII Wrestling Championships

Mar 5, 2019

2019 NCAA DIII Brackets

ROANOKE, Va. – Tevin Bailey of the UD wrestling team will wrestle in the NCAA Division III National Championships this weekend in Roanoke, Virginia in the 184 pound weight class.

The NCAA Division III National Championships are being hosted by Ferrum College at the Berglund Center and action will get underway Friday, March 8th and will continue through Saturday, March 9th. Tevin Bailey is the first Spartan to qualify for the national championships since Quincy Kalkbrenner qualified in 2017.

Bailey will wrestle in a pig tail match to get into the body of the bracket. He will go up against the eighth seeded Soloman Nielsen from Augsburg in the Friday morning session to

A total of 180 participants will compete in the championships. Student-athletes qualified for the championship by placing top-three in their respective weight classes at one of the six NCAA regional tournaments held on Feb. 22, 23 and 24.

Every mat of the championships will be streamed live here:  

Live stats will be available here:

Tournament Schedule
Friday, March 8, Session I
11:00 am: Preliminary Rounds one and two (6 mats)
          Consolation First Round (6 mats)

Friday, March 8, Session II
4:45 pm: Opening Ceremonies
6:00 pm: Championship quarterfinals (3 mats
           Consolation Second and Third Rounds (3 mats
10:00 pm: Session II ends (time approximate)

Saturday, March 9: Session III
10:00 am: Championship semifinals (2 mats) and Consolation quarterfinals quarterfinals (2 mats)           Consolation semifinals (2 mats), Consolation place matches for 3rd, 5th and 7th (3 mats)
3:00 pm: Session II ends (time approximate)

Saturday, March 9, Session IV
6:15 pm: Line up of All-Americans
6:30 pm: Parade of All-Americans
7:00 pm: Championship finals (1 mat)
9:00 pm: Awards presentation immediately following completion of all wrestling for team awards and final two matches. Individual weight class awards will be presented between finals matches.