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26th Annual NCAA Wrestling Championships
March 23, 1956 - March 24, 1956 @ Gallagher Hall, Oklahoma A&M College (Stillwater, Oklahoma)
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1956 National Collegiate Champs and Place Winners
The individual place winners at the 1956 NCAA Wrestling Championships. SOURCE: The Official NCAA Wrestling Guide 1957. Click for larger image.






Varsity

Team Final

Oklahoma State University [OK] 65, University of Oklahoma [OK] 62, University of Pittsburgh [PA] 51, University of Iowa [IA] 43, Pennsylvania State University [PA] 27, Lehigh University [PA] 25, Colorado State University [CO] 24, Michigan State University [MI] 20, University of Illinois, Champaign [IL] 20, Purdue University [IN] 13, City College of New York 0, Cornell College [IA] 0, Franklin & Marshall College [PA] 0, Grinnell College [IA] 0, Hofstra University 0, Indiana University, Bloomington [IN] 0, Kansas State University [KS] 0, Kent State University [OH] 0, Lafayette College [PA] 0, Lewis & Clark College [OR] 0, Lock Haven University [PA] 0, Luther College [IA] 0, Minnesota State University, Mankato [MN] 0, Ohio State University [OH] 0, Ohio University [OH] 0, SUNY Cortland 0, San Diego State University [CA] 0, Southern Illinois University Carbondale [IL] 0, Springfield College [MA] 0, Syracuse University 0, Texas A&M University [TX] 0, U.S. Coast Guard Academy [CT] 0, U.S. Naval Academy [MD] 0, University of Colorado [CO] 0, University of Maryland, College Park [MD] 0, University of Michigan [MI] 0, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities [MN] 0, University of New Mexico [NM] 0, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [NC] 0, University of Northern Colorado [CO] 0, University of Northern Iowa (ISTC) [IA] 0, University of Oregon [OR] 0, University of Toledo [OH] 0, University of Wisconsin-Madison [WI] 0, University of Wyoming [WY] 0, University of the South [TN] 0, Virgina Tech [VA] 0, Virginia Military Institute [VA] 0

Outstanding Wrestler Award - Dan Hodge (UO)

Championship Final (1st)

115  Terry McCann (UI) > Bill Hulings (UP) decision 6-0
123  Ed Peery (UP) > Harmon Leslie (OSU) decision 7-5
130  Myron Roderick (OSU) > Bobby Lyons (UO) decision 9-4
137  Jim Sinadinos (MSU) > Ron Day (CSU) decision 4-3
147  Eddie Eichelberger (LU) > Dave Adams (PSU) decision 6-2
157  Larry TenPas (UIC) > Doug Blubaugh (OSU) decision 4-3
167  Ed DeWitt (UP) > Fred Davis (OSU) decision 5-4
177  Dan Hodge (UO) > Roy Minter (MSU) fall 1:37
191  Ken Leuer (UI) > Jim Gregson (OSU) decision 5-3
HWT  Gordon Roesler (UO) > Bob Konovsky (UWM) judge's decision 4-4

Consolation Final (3rd)

115  Dick Delgado (UO) > Dave Bowlin (OSU) decision 7-2
123  Vernon Whitney (PU) > Don Stroud (MSU) decision 1-0
130  Vic DeFelice (UP) > Frank Hirt (UM) decision 3-2
137  John Pepe (PSU) > Joe Gratto (LU) decision 6-3
147  Dick Heaton (UNI (ISTC)) > Paul Weinhold (CSU) decision 9-4
157  Jerry Bross (UO) > LaRue Dillon (LC) decision 2-0
167  Harlan Jenkinson (UI) > Jim Ellis (IUB) decision 5-0
177  Gary Kurdelmeier (UI) > Edward Zabrycki (USNA) decision 6-1
191  Ron Schirf (UP) > Ahmet Senol (PU) decision 4-3
HWT  Bill Oberly (PSU) > Willis Holland (CSU) decision 2-0


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