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East Stroudsburg
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1976-77 NCAA DI WRESTLING
NCAA WRESTLING



1976-77 East Stroudsburg State College
E.I.W.A. Varsity Wrestling Team  (Division I)  12-4-1

Front Row (L-R) Sal Picone, Desi McNelis, Jim Vargo, Galen McWilliams.
▪ Middle (L-R)
ESSC Coach Rich Schumacher, Don Lehman, Gary Kessel,
Michael "Skip" Falcone, Bill Cuff, unknown.
Back Row (L-R) Coach Robert Dalling, Bill Katinowsky,?, Wayne Carroll,
Greg Shoemaker, Don Blair, Head Coach Clyde H. "Red" Witman.

▪ (Not pictured: Kerry Ciatto, Harvey Freeman, Ken Magaro)



ESU
"All-Time" Wrestling Letterwinners
ESSC/ESU Wrestling Letterwinners (1970-2015)


                           ESSC 1976-77
                       

                1976-77 ESSC Varsity Wrestling Team Record
                                                 (12-4-1)

   ESSC 30-Elizabethtown 12, ESSC 20-F&M 18, ESSC 24-Trenton State 14,
   ESSC 31
-Mass. Maritime 21, ESSC 23-Slippery Rock 14, ESSC 24-Montclair St. 14,
   Millersville 32-ESSC 11, ESSC 21-Lock Haven 21, Shippensburg 20-ESSC 18,
   ESSC 42-Mansfield 3, ESSC 25-Yale 13, ESSC 30-Kutztown 11, ESSC 31-West Chester 6,
  
Wilkes College 24-ESSC 13, Bloomsburg State 27-ESSC 4,
   ESSC 20-Columbia University 12, ESSC 35-Bucknell University 6.

                        ▪ Head Coach: Clyde H. "Red" Witman
                                       Asst. Coaches: Robert Dalling & Rich Schumacher.
                                             ESU Wrestling Team Manager: Kathy Koch.
      Lafayette Invitational Wrestling Tournament:  ESSC Team - 3rd Place.
   Lafayette Invitational Tourney Champions...
   ▪ Greg Shoemaker, Sal Picone, Gary Kessel, Don Lehman.
      EIWA Team Wrestling Championships @ Syracuse University:
   ESSC Team - 5th Place.
      Team's Outstanding Wrestler - Gary Kessel (1st - PSAC) (1st - EIWA).

     
      '77 PSAC Medalists - G. Kessel (1st),  G. Shoemaker (2nd), J. Vargo (2nd),
   S. Falcone (6th), D. Lehman (6th), B. Katinowsky (5th).
      1977 PSAC Wrestling Team Points - ESSC 5th Place
.

    
   ▪ 1977 EIWA Wrestling Championship Brackets - CLICK HERE!
 


WRESTLING


 

    SPORTS ARTICLE
  Lafayette College Invitational
  Wrestling Tournament

  ▪ Team Scoring: Princeton 67, Army 66, East Stroudsburg 64 1/2, F&M 41, Rider 35 1/2,
  Lafayette 26 1/2, University of Delaware 23 1/2, University of Pennsylvania (Penn) 11.


  1976 Lafayette College Invitational Wrestling Champions
   @ Lafayette College, Easton PA
   (118lbs.)   Tom Coleman, Army
   (126lbs.)   Greg Shoemaker, East Stroudsburg State
   (134lbs.)   Sal Picone, East Stroudsburg State
   (142lbs.)   Brian Brown, Franklin & Marshall College
   (150lbs.)   Steve Grubman, Princeton University
   (158lbs.)   Gary Kessel, East Stroudsburg State
   (167lbs.)   Jeff Culp, Army
   (177lbs.)   Keith Ely, Princeton University
   (190lbs.)   Don Lehman, East Stroudsburg State
   (Hwt.)    
   John Sefter, Princeton University

 √ Other ESSC Placewinners:  
Randy Tillman (118lbs.) - 2nd place
  ▪ ESSC Wrestlers who did not place:
 Galen McWilliams (142lbs.) Ken Magaro (150lbs.)
 Harvey Freeman (167lbs.) Don Blair (177lbs.) Bill Katinowsky (Hwt.)

 


WRESTLING


1977

MAT SPORTS
WEST CHESTER STATE @ EAST STROUDSBURG


▪ ESSC's Don Lehman @ 190lbs. (top) vs. West Chester State
in ESSC's Koehler Fieldhouse (1977)
.  Lehman won 9-1.




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by Don Lehman '77

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