Primary DATA SET for 2020 - Hodge Trophy Finalists

Get Ready for Your Hodge Chart


This page contains details about some of the best D1 college wrestlers to have been considered for or to have won the Hodge Trophy. Read more about our approach to stats-based data analytics in wrestling and articles about Hodge Trophy winners on our D1 Hodge Blog. Additional details and breakdowns are available on Google Docs.

*Please note that the 3D Wrestler Status WAPRS© tools works best when match action details (takedowns, by whom, choice, by whom, etc.) can be identified.

  • HCR (Hodge Contender Rating), a Predictive Model designed to consider the statistics focused WIN Magazine' Hodge Criteria and predict, based on current season performance and past credentials how each wrestler will fair at the end of the season.
  • TPER (Team Point Efficiency Rating), or Dominance as a %. Dominance is the NCAA's standard factor for calculating win types - standard dual meet team points scored / matches wrestled. The 3DWS Team Point Efficiency Rating (TPER) is the Dominance factor translated to a percentage. This was done to have a common percentage based factor for each rating.
  • ML % (Match Length Percentage), the average match length as a percentage. If the Average match length is 3.5 minutes. The ML % will be 0.500.
  • NF/F % (Nearfall / Fall Percentage), the percentage of times in the top position when the wrestler scores either a nearfall or a pin.
  • PDI (Point Differential Index), which is out of 22 points, is based on work by Kyle Klingman & Andy Hamilton. See this article in WIN Magazine by Mike Finn Klingman: Margin of victory should have a bigger team impact for details.
  • MP/7M (Match Points per 7 Minutes Wrestled)
  • TD/7M (Takedowns per 7 Minutes Wrestled) based on work by Brian Jones. See this article in Black Shoe Diaries by JP Pearson: Phat Mat Stats is Digging Deeper into Bout-Level Statistics with Lemons and Pie for details.
  • Avg ML (Average Match Length) displayed in minutes:seconds
  • Ft Mt (Fulltime Matches), the number of matches that went the full 7 Minutes or into Overtime

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