2016 Triton Athletic Team Award Hall of Fame Inductees
1981 Wrestling Team
Iowa Central’s 1981 Wrestling Team was the first wrestling team to become a National Championship Team.
- The team included five NJCAA All-Americans
- Kevin Russell (Clarion) - National Champion @ 126
- Mark Ostrander (Fort Dodge St. Edmonds) - Runner-up @ 142
- Wayne Cole (Fort Dodge) - Runner-up @ HWT.
- John Schaumberg (Eagle Grove) - National Champion and 3rd place
- Curt Pacha (Washington, IA) - 5th place @ 167
- The team was coached by Dennis Friederichs, Iowa Central Community College Wrestling Coach (1972-1996)