The Case Western Reserve University wrestling team has been named a finalist in the Best of Brand "Paramount Promotion" category, announced by the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), in collaboration with Elite Level Sports Marketing (ELSM).
The Best of Brand Awards are designed to reward programs for their investments made in marketing initiatives. Originally created with collegiate programs in mind, the Best of Brand Awards have now expanded in 2013 to include a division which showcases the marketing success of high school and club programs. There are a total of eight awards for programs participating in the Collegiate Division, while high school and club programs will compete in the Open Division for three different awards.
The programs that were announced as finalists by the committee are the following: Burna Vista, Case Western Reserve, Cornell, Drexel, Illinois, Missouri, Princeton, SDSU, Maryland, Wisconsin-Platteville, Virginia Tech, and West Virginia.