Spartan Wrestling Greats

NCAA CHAMPIONS 
1995 Kelvin Jackson, 118 1974 Pat Milkovich, 126 1972 Pat Milkovich, 126 1972 Tom Milkovich, 142 1972 Greg Johnson, 118 1971 Greg Johnson, 118 1970 Greg Johnson, 118 1968 Dale Anderson, 137 1967 Dale Anderson, 137 1967 George Radman, 167 1966 Dick Cook, 152 1961 Norman Young, 137 1958 Ken Maidlow, 191 1956 Jim Sinadinos, 137 1954 Bob Hoke, 157 1951 Gene Gibbons, 167 1948 Richard Dickenson, 136.5 1947 Gale Mikles, 155 1942 Merle Jennings, 121 1942 Burl Jennings, 128 1942 J. William Maxwell, 136 1941 Merle Jennings, 121 1941 Burl Jennings, 128 1936 Walter Jacobs, 158 OLYMPIC & PAN AM COMPETITORS
Olympians: 1976 Tom Muir, 180, alternate 1972 Don Behm, 126, alternate 1968 Don Behm, 126, silver medal 1948 Leland Merrill, 160.5, bronze Bob Maldegan, Hwt, alternate Pan Americans: 1972 Jeff Smith, Hwt, gold medal 1969 Don Behm, 126, gold medal 1959 Jim Ferguson, 174, gold medal ALL-AMERICANS
1996 David Morgan, 118 Phil Judge, 142 Joel Morissette, 167 Erich Harvey, 177 Brian Picklo, 190 1995 Kelvin Jackson*, 118 Brian Bolton, 126 Chad Bailey, 150 Dan Wrinsberger#, 158 Emilio Collins, 190 1994 Dan Wirnsberger, 158 Emilio Collins, 190 1993 Dan Wirnsberger, 158 Don Whipp#, HWT 1986 Dan Matauch, 134 Dave Mariola, 177 1985 Ernie Blazeff, 158 1984 Jim Mason, 134 Eli Blazeff, 190 Mike Potts, Hwt 1983 Eli Blazeff, 177 1982 Mike Potts, 190 1981 Shawn White, 142 1980 Jeff Thomas, 126 1979 Shawn Whitcomb, Hwt 1977 Dennis Brighton#, 134 1976 Pat Milkovich, 134 1975 Pat Milkovich#, 126 Larry Avery, Hwt 1974 Pat Milkovich*, 126 1973 Tom Milkovich, 142 1972 Greg Johnson*, 118 Pat Milkovich*, 126 Tom Milkovich*, 142 Richard Radman, 158 Gerry Malecek, 167 1971 Greg Johnson*, 118 Dave Ciolek, 190 Ben Lewis, Hwt 1970 Greg Johnson*, 118 Tom Milkovich, 134 Keith Lowrance, 142 Pat Karslake, 167 Gerry Malecek, 177 Jack Zindel, 190 Vic Mittelberg, Hwt 1969 Keith Lowrance, 137 Tom Muir, 160 Jack Zindel, 177 John Schneider, 191 Jeff Smith#, Hwt 1968 Dale Anderson*, 137 Dale Carr, 145 Rodney Ott, 167 John Schneider, 191 Jeff Smith, Hwt 1967 Don Behm#, 130 Dale Anderson*, 137 Dale Carr, 145 George Radman*, 167 Mike Bradley#, 177 Jack Zindel, 191 Jeff Richardson, Hwt 1966 Dale Anderson, 130 Dick Cook*, 152 Jeff Richardson, Hwt 1965 Don Behm, 130 1963 Okla Johnson, 115 1962 Okla Johnson, 115 John Baum, Hwt 1961 Norman Young*, 137 1959 Tim Woodin#, 191 1958 Don Stroud, 130 Jim Ferguson, 167 Tim Woodin#, 177 Ken Maidlow*, 191 1956 Jim Sinadinos*, 137 1955 Jim Sinadinos, 137 1954 Jim Sinadinos, 130 Bob Hoke*, 157 1953 Eddie Casalicchio, 130 Bob Hoke#, 147 Vito Perrone, 157 1952 Orris Bender#, 167 1951 Gene Gibbons*, 167 1950 Gene Gibbons, 165 1949 Richard Dickenson, 136 Don Anderson, 145 Bob Maldegan, Hwt 1948 Malcolm McDonald, 115 Clifford Fletcher, 121 Ignatius Konrad, 128 Richard Dickenson*, 136.5 Don Anderson, 147 Gale Mikles, 160 Bob Maldegan, Hwt 1947 Donald Johnson, 136 Don Anderson, 145 Gale Mikles*, 155 1946 Gale Mikles, 145 1942 Merle Jennings*, 121 Burl Jennings*, 128 J. William Maxwell*, 136 Leland Merrill, 155 1941 Merle Jennings*, 121 Burl Jennings*, 128 J. William Maxwell, 136 Charles Hutson, 165 1939 Dale Ball, 123 1936 Walter Jacobs*, 158 1931 Harry Byam, 135 *NCAA Champion #NCAA Runner-Up BIG TEN CHAMPIONS
1996 David Morgan, 118 Brian Picklo, 190 1995 Dan Wirnsberger, 158 1984 Mike Potts, Hwt 1980 Jeff Thomas, 126 1979 Shawn Whitcomb, Hwt 1976 Pat Milkovich, 134 1975 Larry Avery, Hwt 1974 Pat Milkovich, 126 1973 Tom Milkovich, 142 1972 Greg Johnson, 118 Pat Milkovich, 126 Tom Milkovich, 142 Ben Lewis, Hwt 1971 Greg Johnson, 118 Tom Milkovich, 134 Gerry Malecek, 167 Dave Ciolek, 190 Ben Lewis, Hwt 1970 Greg Johnson, 118 Tom Milkovich, 134 Keith Lowrance, 142 Jack Zindel, 190 Vic Mittelberg, Hwt 1969 Gary Bissell, 123 Keith Lowrance, 137 John Abajace, 152 Tom Muir, 160 Jack Zindel, 177 Jeff Smith, Hwt 1968 Dale Anderson, 137 Mike Bradley, 177 Jeff Smith, Hwt 1967 Don Behm, 130 Dale Anderson, 137 Dale Carr, 145 George Radman, 167 Mike Bradley, 177 1966 Dale Anderson, 130 Dale Carr, 137 Mike Bradley, 177 1965 Don Behm, 130 Jeff Richardson, Hwt 1961 Okla Johnson, 115 Norman Young, 137 1959 Norman Young, 130 Jim Ferguson, 167 Tim Woodin, Hwt 1958 Tim Woodin, 177 1956 Don Stroud Jim Sinadinos, 137, 123 1954 Bob Hoke, 157 1953 Bob Hoke, 157 Vito Perrone, 167 1952 Orris Bender, 167 1951 George Bender, 167 Gene Gibbons, 177 OUTSTANDING MSU WRESTLER AWARD
1996 David Morgan 1995 Kelvin Jackson Dan Wirnsberger Emilio Collins 1994 Emilio Collins 1993 Don Whipp 1992 Don Whipp 1991 Don Whipp 1990 Brian Smith 1989 Stacy Richmond 1988 Dave Mariola 1987 Dan Matauch 1986 Dave Mariola 1985 Charles Root 1984 Eli Blazeff 1983 Eli Blazeff 1982 Greg Sargis 1981 Steve Foley 1980 Shawn Whitcomb 1979 Shawn Whitcomb 1978 Mike Walsh 1977 Mike Walsh 1976 Pat Milkovich 1975 Larry Avery 1974 Pat Milkovich 1973 Tom Milkovich 1972 Gerry Malecek 1971 Dave Ciolek 1970 Keith Lowrance 1969 Jeff Smith 1968 Jeff Smith 1967 Dale Anderson 1966 Dick Cook 1965 Don Behm 1964 Homer McClure 1963 Alex Valcanoff 1962 John Baum 1961 George Hobbs 1960 John Baum 1959 Tim Woodin 1958 Ken Maidlow 1957 LeRoy Fladseth 1956 Jim Sinadinos Don Stroud 1955 Jim Sinadinos 1954 Bob Hoke 1953 Bob Hoke 1952 Orris Bender 1951 Gene Gibbons 1950 Gene Gibbons 1949 Robert Maldegan 1948 Gale Mikles 1947 Gale Mikles 1946 Gale Mikles 1945 Gale Mikles 1943 Merle Jennings 1942 Merle Jennings 1941 J. William Maxwell Leland Merrill 1940 Leland Merrill ALL-TIME COACHING RECORDS
Coach Years Record James Devers 1922-23 (2) 2-6-0 (.250) Leon Burhans 1924-26 (3) 2-12-0 (.143) Ralph Leonard 1927-28 (2) 8-5-0 (.615) Glenn Riches 1929 (1) 1-3-0 (.250) Fendley Collins 1930-62 (32) 158-84-11 (.664) Grady Peninger 1963-86 (24) 213-113-10 (.649) Phil Parker 1987-91 (5) 26-48-2 (.355) Tom Minkel 1991-pres. (5) 51-35-0 (.594)