1997 NCAA Summary of Scoring

Here is the scoring for the 1997 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, detailing how competitors accumulate points for their teams:

Championship Bracket Advancement ............1 point
Wrestleback Bracket Advancement ...........1/2 point
Fall ........................................2 points
Forfeit .....................................2 points
Default .....................................2 points
Disqualification ............................2 points
Match Termination w/Near Fall Points ....1 1/2 points
Match Termination by Major Decision .........1 point
Bye Followed By A Win:
  Championship Bracket ......................1 point
  Wrestleback Bracket .....................1/2 point

Points Earned By All-Americans:
  Bonus points for placing first ...........16 points
  Bonus points for placing second ..........12 points
  Bonus points for placing third ........... 9 points
  Bonus points for placing fourth .......... 7 points
  Bonus points for placing fifth ........... 5 points
  Bonus points for placing sixth ........... 3 points
  Bonus points for placing seventh ......... 2 points
  Bonus points for placing eighth .......... 1 point


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