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19th Annual Interstate Intercollegiate Individual Invitational Wrestling Tournament
March 9, 1956 - March 10, 1956 @ Case Institute of Technology (Cleveland, Ohio)
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RIT Matmen Seek Six Tourney Titles
Rochester Institute of Technology wrestlers go after six championships in the annual 4-I mat tournament. SOURCE: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, March 10, 1956. Reproduced by armdrag.com with permission. Click for larger image.




Varsity

Teams

Alfred University, Baldwin Wallace University [OH], Bowling Green State University [OH], Case Institute of Technology [OH], Clarkson College of Technology, Hofstra University, Indiana State University [IN], Ithaca College, Kent State University [OH], Lock Haven University [PA], Marquette University [WI], Miami University [OH], Ohio University [OH], Rochester Institute of Technology, SUNY Cortland, University at Buffalo, University of Findlay [OH], University of Notre Dame [IN], Waynesburg University [PA]

Fastest Pin Award - Bill Leahy (UB)

Championship Final (1st)

117  Philip Bock (LHU) > Tony Palmiere (RIT)
123  Dominic Vistocco (IC) > Carl Johnson (RIT) decision 11-3
130  Les Turner (LHU) > John LeBlanc (AU)
137  Tom Nevitz (OU) > Ron McIntyre (LHU) referee's decision
147  John Sforzo (OU) > Frank Kowalski (WU)
157  Paul Abraham (WU) > Jim Cargnoni (RIT)
167  Dan Notine (HU) > Dick Errico (AU)
177  Charles Williams (WU) > Ken Zeman (OU)
191  Elwood Reese (LHU) > Don Chadwick (BWU)
HWT  Les Nadar (KSU) > Dan Nash (OU)

Consolation Final (3rd)

117  Cunningham (CIT) > Clovis (OU)
123  Bob Juliano (UB) > Andy Haba (UF)
130  Croft (ISU) > Domingos (CCT)
137  Piyonka (UND) > Krupa (BGSU)
147  Jim Modrak (RIT) > Clark Wright (BWU)
157  Pete Damone (HU) > Paul Rusko (LHU)
167  Dick Lee (Cortland) > John Ellwood (LHU)
177  Knight (MU) > Jackowski (Cortland)
191  Karban (OU) > MacDonald (BGSU)
HWT  Fran Woidzik (UB) > Wallman (CIT)

Consolation Final (5th)

167  Bill Leahy (UB)


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