Clarion Wrestling: Ty Bagoly Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Championships

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA announced the field for the 2020 Division I wrestling championships on Tuesday, including the at-large selections for each weight class.  Clarion 285-pounder Ty Bagoly was among those to earn one of those coveted bids, with the sophomore set to make his first appearances at NCAA’s next week.

Bagoly earns his spot at the NCAA Championships just three days after teammates Greg Bulsak and Brock Zacherl clinched their tournament berths at the MAC Championships.  Bulsak won the 197-pound title at the conference tournament, while Zacherl placed second at 149 pounds.  Clarion has now had 13 NCAA qualifiers in the last five years.

Bagoly is the third Golden Eagle to earn an at-large bid to the tournament in as many seasons, joining Taylor Ortz (2018) and Greg Bulsak (2019) in that club.  The sophomore heavyweight made the transition from 184 pounds and had his best season to date, posting a 16-6 overall record and cracking the national rankings at his weight class.  Bagoly is one of six MAC heavyweights to make the field of 33.

The full brackets and seeds for the 2020 NCAA Championships will be released on Wednesday, March 11.