The Nebraska Kearney Lopers were picked to finish third and the Chadron State Eagles were voted for sixth in the preseaon Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s preseason coaches poll. Taylor May, Nebraska-Kearney senior at 165 pounds and Kamarudeen Usman, another senior Loper at 174 pounds were selected to the preseason all-conference team.
Adams State College is picked to win this year’s RMAC title, as voted by the league’s eleven head wrestling coaches. Adams State received five of a possible eleven first place votes. The Grizzles have not won the RMAC Wrestling Tournament since 1996.