1957 NCAA Wrestling Championships

The 1957 NCAA Wrestling Championships were the 27th NCAA Wrestling Championships to be held. University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania hosted the tournament at Fitzgerald Field House.

1957 NCAA Wrestling Championships
Tournament information
SportCollege wrestling
LocationPittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DatesMarch 1957–March 1957
Host(s)University of Pittsburgh
Venue(s)Fitzgerald Field House
Final positions
ChampionsOklahoma (4th title)
1st runners-upPittsburgh
2nd runners-upIowa State
MVPDan Hodge (Oklahoma)
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Oklahoma took home the team championship with 73 points and having two individual champions.[1]

Dan Hodge of Oklahoma was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler.[2]

Team resultsEdit

Rank School Points
1 Oklahoma 73
2 Pittsburgh 66
3 Iowa State 38
4 Oklahoma State 37
5 Penn State 33
T-6 Michigan 30
T-6 Illinois 30
8 Iowa 27
9 Lehigh 19
T-10 Virginia 13
T-10 Minnesota 13
Reference:[2]

Individual finalsEdit

Weight class Championship match (champion in boldface)
115 lbs Dick Delgado, Oklahoma DEC Bill Hulings, Pittsburgh, 8:11
123 lbs Ed Peery, Pittsburgh URD Harmon Leslie, Oklahoma State, 7–7, 2–2
130 lbs John Johnston, Penn State DEC Max Pearson, Michigan, 8–5
137 lbs Joe Gratto, Lehigh DEC John Pepe, Penn State, 9–8
147 lbs Simon Roberts, Iowa DEC Ron Gray, Iowa State, 2–2, 2–0
157 lbs Doug Blubaugh, Oklahoma State DEC Mike Rodriguez, Michigan, 9–3
167 lbs Tom Alberts, Pittsburgh DEC Ralph Schneider, Waynesburg, 8–5
177 lbs Dan Hodge, Oklahoma WBF Ron Flemming, Franklin & Marshall, 7:31
191 lbs Ron Schrif, Pittsburgh SRD Tony Stremic, Navy, 1–1, 1–1
UNL Bob Norman, Illinois DEC Henry Jordan, Virginia, 6–1
Reference:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wrestling" (PDF). NCAA.ord. 19 April 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "27th NCAA Wrestling Tournament" (PDF). wrestlingstats.com. 6 December 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2018.