Five Purdue wrestlers enter the 2023 season ranked, including sophomore Matt Ramos who ranks #8 at 125 pounds.
Ivan Lopouchanski added a medal to the list in 2013 with his seventh place finish at 149 pounds.
Chris Fleeger was a two-time finalist for the Boilmakers in the 2000s.
Two-time All-American Charlie Jones won a title in 1992.
Three-time finalist Arnold Plaza won two NCAA titles in the 1940s.
The top five wrestlers in Boilermakers history all were multiple time All-Americans and produced thirteen NCAA medals and three titles!
They include a two-time NCAA champion, a three-time finalist, three three-time medalists, and four finalists!
Check out the best Purdue wrestlers of all-time ranked by NCAA medals!
Here are the top five!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Arnold Plaza - 1950 - 44 - 1,1,2
#2 - Chris Fleeger - 2006 - 34 - 3,2,2
#3 - Waldemar VanCott - 1949 - 30 - 4,2,4
#4 - Charlie Jones - 1992 - 26 - 3,1
#5 - Bob Marshall - 1961 - 20 - 3,3
There have been 40 All-American wrestlers who have won 54 medals in Purdue history!
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