ESSC Wrestling

 


WRESTLING HISTORY
EAST STROUDSBURG STATE
 

1967-68
East Stroudsburg State College
Wrestling Team (12-2)

1968 PSAC Team Champions

Pocono Record Photo @ ESSC's Koehler Fieldhouse
▪ Front (L-R) Frank Coco, Steve Bryant, Robert Devore,
Ted Purdy,
*Jerry McDonald.
Back Row (L-R) Daniel Rossi, Bill Elder, *Ned Bushong,
Tom Balent (coach), Clyde "Red" Witman (head coach),
*Gary Cook, *Al Detwiler, *Rich Schumacher.
*1968 PSAC Individual Champions.


1968 NCAA DI Placewinners (Gary Cook-3rd) & (Rich Schumacher-5th).
▪ ESSC's Gary Cook was named the ESSC Outstanding Wrestler for 1968.
Gary Cook was a 1961 PIAA State Champion @ Lock Haven High School.

1968

October 10, 2009 ESU Hall-of-Fame Induction
ESU-Bloomsburg Football Game
The 1967-68 ESSC Wrestling Team


10/10/09 - Walking onto the ESU football field!


(L-R) Rich Schumacher, Jim "The Mixer" McMaster, George Hummel,
Ned Bushong, Frank Coco & Jerry McDonald.  10/10/09



'67-68 ESSC PSAC Champion's Team with other ESU dignitaries -
  ESU's athletic director Dr. Tom Gioglio on the far left
and... President Dr. Robert Dillman on the far right.
The '67-68 team was inducted into the ESU Athletic Hall of Fame.
10/10/09



ESU 1967-68 Wrestling Hall-of-Fame Mixer
(L-R)   Bill Katinowsky '77, Daniel Long '99, Ned Bushong '68,
Jerry McDonald '69,
*Gary Kessel '77 & Rich Schumacher '70.
     *Gary Kessel was a 2-time PSAC Champion, an EIWA Champion...
      and is a current NCAA Wrestling referee.  Kessel was the referee
          for the 2009 197lb. championship finals bout between Jake Varner
 (Iowa State) and Craig Brester (Nebraska).  10/10/09

(below photo of '09 NCAA 197lb. final)

ESU '77 Grad - Gary Kessel (right) raises Jake Varner's hand!
  Iowa State's Head Wrestling Coach Cael Sanderson looks on...
TheMat.com photo & Larry Slater

▪ reunion photos contributed by Bill Katinowsky





1973-77 ESU Wrestling Archives
West York Wrestling's ESU Wrestling Letter-Winners

 



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