Honors & Awards

All-Big Ten
(Since 1984)
1987    Joe Lilovich
1992    Charles Jones
1996    Tony Vaughn
Big Ten Team Champions
1942, 1945, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1954
Big Ten Champions
1920    O.K. Ziegler, 125 pounds
1922    Walt Spencer, Hwt
1925    M. M. Latimer, 175 pounds
1929    R. W. Hooker, 165 pounds
1941    Casey Fredericks, 121 pounds
1942    Casey Fredericks, 128 pounds
        Mal McDonald, 121 pounds
        Mark Matovina, 136 pounds
        Frank Ruggieri Hwt
1943    Frank Ruggieri Hwt
1944    Bob Wilson, Hwt
        Jack Shepard, 165 pounds
1945    Mike Rajcevich, 175 pounds
1947    Arnold Plaza, 121 pounds
1948    Arnold Plaza, 1141/2 pounds
1949    Arnold Plaza, 1141/2 pounds
        Joe Patacsil, 121 pounds
1950    Arnold Plaza, 121 pounds
        Joe Patacsil, 128 pounds
        Charles Farina, 136 pounds
        Charles Moreno, 145 pounds
        Waldemar Van Cott, 165 pounds
1951    Charles Farina, 137 pounds
1954    Al Vega, 123 pounds
        Ahmet Senol, 177 pounds
        Bud Weick, 147 pounds
1956    Drayton Praed, 147 pounds 
        Vern Whitney, 130 pounds 
1960    Bob Marshall, 157 pounds 
1961    Bob Marshall, 167 pounds 
1962    Bob Marshall, 157 pounds 
        Dave Gibson 147 pounds 
1975    Joe Corso, 126 pounds
1976    Alan Housner, 142 pounds 
1987    Joe Lilovich, 142 pounds
1992    Charles Jones, 167 pounds
1996    Tony Vaughn, Hwt
Big Ten Wrestlers of The Year
1949    Arnold Plaza 
1950    Joe Patacsil
1962    Bob Marshall 
1975    Joe Corso
All-Americans
1929    Ray Hooker
1941    Casey Fredericks (AAU) 
1942    Casey Fredricks 
1943    Frank Ruggieri 
1945    Ben Mottelson 
1947    Arnold Plaza
        Joe Patacsil
        Ray Gunkel (AAU)
1948    Arnold Plaza
        Ray Gunkel (AAU)
        Joe Patacsil
        Waldemar Van Cott 
1949    Arnold Plaza (AAU) 
        Joe Patacsil
1950    Arnold Plaza (AAU)
        Joe Patacsil
        Charles Moreno
1951    Charles Farina
1954    Al Vega
1955    Clarence Weick
1956    Vernon Whitney
        Ahmet Senol
1960    Bob Marshall
1963    Dave Gibson
1965    Bob Hopp
1975    Joe Corso
        Alan Housner
        Bernie Barrile
1985    Dave Lilovich
1986    Dave Lilovich
1987    Scott Hinkel
        Joe Urso
1989    Mike McHenry
1990    Dave Walter
1991    Charles Jones
        Matt Lindley
        Dave Walter
1992    Charles Jones
1994    Aaron Moran
        Tony Vaughn
1995    Frank Laccone
1996    Frank Laccone
National Champions
1941    Casey Fredericks, 121 pounds, 
        AAU
1947    Ray Gunkel, Hwt, AAU
1948    Arnold Plaza, 1141/2 pounds, 
        NCAA
1948    Ray Gunkel, Hwt, AAU
1949    Arnold Plaza, 121pounds, AAU, 
        NCAA
1950    Arnold Plaza, 121 pounds, AAU
1950    Joe Patacsil, 128 pounds, NCAA
1992    Charles Jones, 167 pounds, NCAA
U.S. Olympic Team Members
1976    Joe Corso, 1251/2 pounds
Academic All-Big Ten
(started 1987) 
1987    Scott Hinkel 
        Calvin VandeHoef
1990    Rick Bacon
        Chris Lemanski
        Keith Linden
        Tim McClellan
1991    Dan Keenan
        Keith Linden
        Tim McClellan
        Dean Warshawsky
1992    Larock Bedford
        Scott Contini
        Chris Coover
        Dan Keenan
        Chris Lemanski
        Keith Linden
        Tim McClellan
1993    Dan Keenan
        Keith Linden
1995    Alex Coriano
        Tim Dernlan
1996    Alex Coriano
        Tim Dernlan
        Jason Hayes
        Brett Henderson
        Willie Wineberg
        
1996-97	Shane Hansen	126
	Phil Holmgren	158
	Willie Wineberg	134
Most Valuable Wrestlers
(MVP Awards began in 1967) 
1967    Larry Katz, 123 pounds 
1968    Larry Smith, 152 pounds 
1969    Larry Smith, 152 pounds 
1970    Larry Smith, 152 pounds 
1971    Gary Drury, 150 pounds 
1972    Bill Barnard, 177 pounds 
1973    Dave Dilworth, 158 pounds 
1974    Joe Corso, 118 pounds 
1975    Joe Corso, 126 pounds 
1976    Bernie Barrile, 167 pounds 
1977    John Cabrera, 118 pounds 
1978    Ron Johns, 167 pounds
1979    Jeff Tolbert, 134 pounds 
1980    Jeff Tolbert, 134 pounds 
1981    Frank Patacsil 150 pounds 
1982    Jeff Tolbert, 134 pounds
1983    Frank Patacsil, 150 pounds 
1984    Frank Patacsil, 150 pounds 
1985    Dave Lilovich, 158 pounds 
1986    Dave Lilovich, 158 pounds 
1987    Joe Urso, 167 pounds
1988    Cal Vande Hoef, Hwt
1989    Mike McHenry, 177 pounds
1990    Dave Walter, 158 pounds
1991    Matt Lindley, Hwt
        Dave Walter, 158 pounds
1992    Charles Jones, 167 pounds
1993    Gabe Zirkelback, 118 pounds
1994    Aaron Moran, 158 pounds
        Tony Vaughn, Hwt
1995    Frank Laccone, 134 pounds
1996    Tony Vaughn, Hwt
1996-97	Eric Douglas	158
Amateur Wrestling Hall of Fame Members
Claude Reeck (Coach)
Arnold Plaza
University Nationals
1996	Tim Dernlan (114.5)