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Pennsylvania State Athletic
Wrestling Championships

@ Slippery Rock State College
February 22-23, 1974

1974 PSAC Wrestling Tournament Champions
Kneeling (L-R) Jack Spates (Slippery Rock), Craig Turnbull (Clarion),
Randy Watts (Bloomsburg),  Don Rohn (Clarion) &...
Bill Luckenbaugh (East Stroudsburg State).
Back Row (L-R) Tom Herr (Edinboro), Bill Shuffstall (Slippery Rock),
*Wade Schalles (Clarion), William Simpson (Clarion) &...
Robert Stetler (East Stroudsburg State).

*1974 PSAC Outstanding Wrestler - Wade Schalles, Clarion State.

           1974 PSAC Wrestling Championship
                     Place-Winner Medalists
                           (13 PSAC Colleges represented)
                                            @ Slippery Rock State College
                (Weight Class) - with 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, & 6th place medalists:

  ∙ (118lbs.) - Jack Spates SR,  Pete Morelli CL, Tom DeLong IUP, Tom Fink BL,
 Dave Whare MI,  Willis Divel SH.
  ∙ (126lbs.) - Craig Turnbull CL,  Rick Thompson SR,  Jeff Gallagher WC, Lon Edmonds BL,
 Keith Kosky IUP,  Jim Bailey MA.
  ∙ (134lbs.) - Randy Watts BL,  Jack Davis CL,  Jeff Condon SR, Steve Powell WC,
 Gary Walk LH,  Geno Zuccaro CAL.
  ∙ (142lbs.) - Don Rohn CL,  Gene Costello SR,  Paul Gillespie WC, Phil Conlin ESSC,
George Way LH,  Jim Sykes IUP.
  ∙ (150lbs.) - Bill Luckenbaugh ESSC,  Mike Waller, SR  Dave Crowell LH, Bill Davis CL,
 Tom Hutchinson IUP,  Ralph Reish WC.
  ∙ (158lbs.) - Bob Stetler ESSC,  Angelo Natoli SR,  Don Eichenlaub LH, Bob Warnick CAL,
 Chris Clark CL,  Steve Maxwell WC.
  ∙ (167lbs.) - William Simpson CL,  Ron Sheehan BL,  Larry McCoy IUP,
 Joe Jacquelin MI,  Ron Peifer SR,  Ralph Pivirotto ED.
  ∙ (177lbs.) -
*Wade Schalles CL,  Floyd "Shorty" Hitchcock BL,  Eric Guyll MI,
 Ray Watkins ED,  Al Fricke LH,  Eric Swanson WC.
  ∙ (190lbs.) - William Shuffstall SR,  James Zoschg MI,  Don Lehman ESSC,
Tom Schweinburg IUP,  John Hohmann BL,  Chris Cole CL.
  ∙ (Heavyweight) - Tom Herr ED,  Chuck Coryea CL,  Jim Schuster LH, Dave Schley MI,
 Bob Eshleman WC,  George Schenck K.

  * Most Outstanding Wrestler - Wade Schalles (Clarion)... as Wade Schalles,
  pinned Bloomsburg's Floyd "Shorty" Hitchcock in the PSAC 177lb. finals.

    1974 PSAC Wrestling Championship Team Standings
     1st - Clarion State (CL), 2nd - Slippery Rock (SR), 3rd - Bloomsburg (BL),
     4th - East Stroudsburg (ES)
, 5th - Lock Haven (LH),  6th - Millersville (MI),
     7th - West Chester (WC),
  8th - Edinboro (ED), 9th - Indiana U of PA (IUP),
     10th - California University of PA (CAL), 11th - Shippensburg State (SH),
     12th -Mansfield State (MA),  13th - Kutztown State (K).




1974 East Stroudsburg State Wrestling PSAC Placewinners:
B. Luckenbaugh (1st), B. Stetler (1st), D. Lehman (3rd), P. Conlin (4th).
▪ ESSC Head Coach - Clyde H. "Red" Witman & Asst. Coach - Bob Dalling.

1974 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championship Results
@ Cal-State - Fullerton, University
▪ ESSC's Bill Luckenbaugh captures 150lb. NCAA crown!

1974 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championship Brackets
@ Iowa State University
▪ ESSC's Bill Luckenbaugh was seeded #2 @ 150lbs.!!!

                            The York Daily Record
                                                                   February 25, 1974
                  LUCKENBAUGH TRIUMPHS! 
                1974 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
                          College Wrestling Championships

   ▪ February 23, 1974 - West York's Bill Luckenbaugh, the top-seeded entry from
East Stroudsburg State College, captured the 150lb. crown of the Pennsylvania State College
  Wrestling Conference championships held Saturday on the Slippery Rock State wrestling mats.
  Luckenbaugh is a senior and the ESSC captain. Luckenbaugh, who upped his season's record to
  22-0, nipped Mike Waller of Slippery Rock with a 5-4 decision in the finals.  He had pinned Bill
  Davis of Clarion in 1:42 in the semi-finals Saturday, and he also had a 3:16 fall at the expense
  of Rich Schumacher of Indiana, Pa.  Bob Stetler of ESSC also won the PSAC 158lb title.
  East Stroudsburg finished fourth in the meet with 68 points. Clarion won the team laurels for
  the fourth straight season with 156 1/2 points, followed by Slippery Rock State, 129 1/2,
  and Bloomsburg State, 80.  Lock Haven was fifth in the 13-team field with 60 1/2 points.

   ▪ Another West Yorker, Don Lehman, was third in the 190lb division, defeating Tom
  Schweinburg of Indiana, 12-2 in the consolation finals. Lehman (4-1) had bowed to
  Bill Shuffstall of Slippery Rock, 6-1, in the championship 190lb. semi-final round.
won the PSAC championship at 190lbs. defeating Jim Zoschg (MI), 7-1.
   ▪ Two other former West York Bulldogs
who competed for East Stroudsburg State
  were Mike Stambaugh, (0-2) at 177lbs., and 126-pounder Keith Lichty, who finished
  with a (2-2) mark. Both Stambaugh and Lichty did not place in the tournament.

▪ Bill Luckenbaugh, Bob Stetler and Don Lehman are slated to travel and
in the NCAA Division II national tourney Friday and Saturday
at the Cal-State University Fullerton Gym, Orange County - California.

1974 NCAA DII Championship Wrestling Results - 3/1-2, 1974
The -1974 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Brackets


1972 PSAC Wrestling Champions

w/York Suburban's Tom Herr... (Edinboro State)

▪ The 1973-77 ESU Wrestling Archive
s Page

by Don Lehman '73
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