History of Fresno State Wrestling Program

After an 11-year hiatus, Fresno State was reinstated in 2016 (photo – Fresno State Athletics)

 

Introducing new Fresno State Head Coach – Troy Steiner

 

 

 

FRESNO STATE - 1996 WAC CHAMPIONS

FRESNO STATE – 1996 WAC Champions

 

FRESNO STATE

1993 (bottom L-R) Nick Zinkin, Harold Zinkin (top L-R): Gary Quintana, Darin Preisendorf, and Gerry Abas.

 

Fresno State in the 1960s (Future Coach Dennis Deliddo, top row, middle)

 

Stephen Abas – 2004 Olympic Silver Medalist 

FRESNO STATE - NCAA Division I All-American '92

2017 – ’18 Schedule

 

HEAD COACH, DENNIS DELIDDO

Former Head Coach – Dennis Deliddo (Wrestling Hall-of-Fame)

DIVISION I ALL-AMERICANS

197 – Marcio Botelho (Lemoore HS, C): 8th Place (2003)

125 – Stephen Abas (James Logan HS, NC): NATIONAL CHAMPION (2002)

125 – Stephan Abas (James Logan HS, NC): NATIONAL CHAMPION (2001)

285 – Billy Blunt (Grace Davis HS, SJ): 5th Place (2001)

125 – Stephen Abas (James Logan HS, NC): NATIONAL CHAMPION (1999)

133 – Stan Greene (Clovis HS, CS): 5th Place (1999)

118 – Stephen Abas (James Logan HS, NC): 4th Place (1998)

126 – Stan Greene (Clovis HS, CS): 4th Place (1998)

134 – Yero Washington (Porterville HS, CS): 3rd Place (1997)

142 – Brendon Buckley (Lake Howell HS, Florida): 7th Place (1997)

134 – Yero Washington (Porterville HS, CS): 6th Place (1996)

158 – Alfonzo Tucker (Hoover HS, CS): 4th Place (1996)

134 – DeWayne Zinkin (Bullard HS, CS): 5th Place (1995)

142 – Gerry Abas (Oakland Tech. HS, O): 2nd Place (1995)

142 – Gerry Abas (Oakland Tech. HS, O): 2nd Place (1994)

150 – Terry Watts (Caruthers HS, CS): 5th Place (1994)

134 – Harold Zinkin (Bullard HS, CS): 5th Place (1993)

142 – Gerry Abas (Oakland Tech. HS, O): 2nd Place (1993)

150 – Serge Mezheritsky (Birmingham HS, LA): 6th Place (1993)

142 – Gerry Abas (Oakland Tech. HS, O): 4th Place (1992)

275 – Lorenzo Neal (Lemoore HS, CS): 7th Place (1992)

167 – Dan Niebuhr (Madison East HS, Wisconsin): 7th Place (1989)

158 – Wade Zimmerman (Chaparral HS, Nevada): 6th Place (1989)

177 – Fred Little (Carson City HS, Nevada): 5th Place (1987)

167 – Fred Little (Carson City HS, Nevada): 8th Place (1986)

167 – Sylvester Carver (Encinal HS, NC): 3rd Place (1984)

167 – Sylvester Carver (Encinal HS, NC): 5th Place (1983)

167 – Mike Gallego (Pacific Grove HS, CC): NATIONAL CHAMPION (1968)

167 – Mike Gallego (Pacific Grove HS, CC): 2nd Place (1967)

MIKE GALLEGOS (Pacific Grove, CC) 2x NCAA Champion/5x AA (D1/D2)

DIVISION II ALL-AMERICANS

167 – Mike Gallego (Pacific Grove HS, CC): NATIONAL CHAMPION (1968)

167 – Mike Gallego (Pacific Grove HS, CC): NATIONAL CHAMPION (1967)

115 – Steve Johansen (Madera HS, C): 2nd Place (1966)

152 – Mike Gallego (Pacific Grove HS, CC): 6th Place (1966)

285 – Richard Birbeck: 3rd Place (1966)

115 – Steve Johansen (Madera HS, C): NATIONAL CHAMPION (1965)

123 – Roy Stuckey (Madera HS, C): 3rd Place (1964)

125 - STEPHEN ABAS (Fresno St/James Logan HS, NC)

STEPHEN ABAS (James Logan, NC) 3x NCAA Champion/4x AA

 

Gerry Abas (Fresno State/Oakland Tech HS, O), 4x NCAA All-American

GERRY ABAS (Oakland Tech, O) 4x NCAA All-American/3x Finalist

 

MARCIO BOTELHO

MARCIO BOTELHO (Lemoore, CS) NCAA All-American

 

YERO WASHINGTON (Fresno St/Porterville HS, C) 2x NCAA D1 ALL-AMERICAN

YERO WASHINGTON (Porterville, CS) 2x NCAA All-American

 

ALFONSO TUCKER

ALFONSO TUCKER (Hoover, CS) NCAA All-American

 

STAN GREENE (Fresno St/Clovis HS, C) 2x NCAA D1 ALL-AMERICAN

STAN GREENE (Clovis, CS) 2x NCAA All-American

 

BRANDON BUCKLEY

BRANDON BUCKLEY (Lake Howell, FL) NCAA All-American

 

HAROLD ZINKIN

HAROLD ZINKIN (Bullard, CS) NCAA All-American

 

SERGE MEZHERITSKY

SERGE MEZHERITSKY (Birmingham, LA) NCAA All-American

 

FRED LITTLE (Carson City, NV) NCAA All-American

 

TERRY WATTS (Fresno St./Caruthers HS, C) NCAA Div. 1 All-American '94

TERRY WATTS (Caruthers, CS) NCAA All-American