Two wrestlers added medals to the list in 2021 including Trent Hillger who placed sixth at 285 pounds.
Four-time NCAA finalist and three-time champion Lee Kemp went on to become America's first three-time world champion.
Don Pritzlaff was a three-time NJ state champion at Lyndhurst before becoming a four-time All-American, two-time NCAA champion, and bronze world medalist.
Two-time NCAA champion Jim Jordan is now a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The top six Badger wrestlers of all-time won a total of twenty-one medals and ten NCAA titles.
All but one won NCAA titles including a three-time champion, three four-time All-Americans, and three two-time champions!
Check out the best Wisconsin wrestlers of all-time ranked by NCAA medals!
Here are the top six!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Lee Kemp - 1978 - 60 - 2,1,1,1
#2 - Don Pritzlaff - 2001 - 45 - 6,5,1,1
#3 - Andrew Howe - 2011 - 38 - 2,1,3
#3 - Jim Jordan - 1986 - 38 - 6,1,1
#5 - Matt Demaray - 1992 - 36 - 7,1,1
#5 - Tyler Graff - 2014 - 36 - 5,5,3,2
There have been 69 All-American wrestlers who have won 116 medals in Wisconsin history!
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