Should I Wrestle In College?
Am I Good Enough To Wrestle In College?
How Hard Is It To Get A Wrestling Scholarship?
Can I Join A Wrestling Team Without Being Recruited?
Is It Worth The Time Commitment?
For this section, we’re gonna approach this as a cost-benefit analysis. If the benefit exceeds the cost, then it’s worth it. If the cost exceeds the benefit, then you’re better off saying no. Your economics professor can thank me later.
Which College Lifestyle Is For You?
What Kind Of Person Wrestles In College And Does Well?
It seems difficult, but it’s certainly possible. Check out these three examples of highly successful NCAA wrestlers who balanced wrestling and academics extremely well.
Click on each image or name to learn more about each of these great role models. Plenty of student athletes also make it work on the DIII level, but as you can imagine, competing in college wrestling doesn’t come at a small cost in terms of your time. This is where you figure out whether the benefits are worth it.
What are the benefits?
Are the sacrifices worth it, then? Before you make your decision, you also need to consider all the benefits that come along with wrestling. It’s no secret that wrestling in college comes with sacrifices (in fact, some people will glorify the sacrifices because it makes them seem tough). Aside from getting the opportunity to do something you love for four more years while building some of the closest relationships in your life, college wrestling comes with a few other perks.