Before Slippery Rock was demoted to a club team in 2006, they had wrestling success.
Stan Dziedzic was a three-time NCAA DII champion and went on to become a world champion.
Eight wrestlers in school history were NCAA DI All-Americans with Dziedzic winning it all in 1971.
The top five wrestlers in Rock history won a total of five NCAA DII titles and eleven medals.
They include three NCAA champions, a three-time NCAA champion, and five national finalists!
Check out the best Slippery Rock wrestlers of all-time ranked by NCAA DII and DI medals!
Here are the top five by DII medals!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Stan Dziedzic - 1972 - 48 - 1,1,1
#2 - Rod Irwin - 1972 - 25 - 4,1
#3 - Tom Cox - 1972 - 24 - 2,2
#4 - Bill Schellhorn - 1971 - 17 - 5,3
#5 - Jack Spates - 1973 - 16 - 1
There have been 7 All-American wrestlers who have won 11 DII medals in Slippery Rock history!
Here are the top five by DI medals!
#1 - Stan Dziedzic - 1972 - 38 - 3,1,2
#2 - Bill Shuffstall - 1975 - 12 - 6,6
#2 - Gene Costello - 1976 - 12 - 2
#2 - Jack Spates - 1974 - 12 - 2
#5 - Tony Calderaio - 1983 - 9 - 8,6
There have been 8 All-American wrestlers who have won 12 DI medals in Montclair State history!
Check out the full list in this Rokfin exclusive!
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