Before Montclair State was demoted to a club team in 2006, they were a wrestling dynasty.
Ken Mallory, John Monaco, and Karl Monaco were three-time NCAA DIII champions.
The Monacos, Mallory, Gonzalez, and Guketlov were all NCAA DI All-Americans with Mallory winning it all in 1978.
The best Montclair State wrestlers of all-time have been ranked by NCAA DIII and DI medals!
The top five wrestlers in Red Hawks history won a total of eleven NCAA DIII titles and seventeen medals.
All five won NCAA titles and include three three-time NCAA DIII champions, a two-time champ, and two four-time All-Americans!
Here are the top five by DIII medals!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Peter Gonzalez - 1989 - 54 - 2,3,1,1
#2 - Ken Mallory - 1979 - 48 - 1,1,1
#2 - Karl Monaco - 1989 - 48 - 1,1,1
#2 - John Monaco - 1987 - 48 - 1,1,1
#5 - Eduard Aliakseynka - 2004 - 47 - 5,1,2,2
There have been 61 All-American wrestlers who have won 96 DIII medals in Montclair State history!
Here are the top five by DI medals!
#1 - Karl Monaco - 1989 - 22 - 3,2
#2 - Ken Mallory - 1978 - 16 - 1
#3 - Pete Gonzalez - 1989 - 11 - 7,5
#4 - John Monaco - 1985 - 9 - 4
#5 - Nabil Guketlov - 1975 - 7 - 5
There have been 5 All-American wrestlers who have won 7 DI medals in Montclair State history!
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