NCAA Division I, II, III: Dynasties, defined by Mark Palmer, InterMat Senior Writer

Cal Poly, SLO and Cal State Bakersfield among the nation’s historical dynasties

Cal Poly, SLO – 1969 NCAA Champions

Cal Poly

Located in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Cal Poly was a Division II school up through 1974, with an incredibly successful stretch from 1968 to 1974 when Vaughn Hitchcock served as head coach. Here are the stats when the Mustangs were competing in D2.

Team titles: 8 (1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974)

CS Bakersfield – 1982 NCAA Division II Champions

CSU Bakersfield

The Roadrunner wrestling program competed in Division II up through 1987 … with its greatest success under head coaches Joe Seay, then T.J. Kerr. These are the stats for CSUB while in D2.

Team titles: 8 (1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985)

NCAA D2 All-Americans: 85

Individual NCAA D2 champs: 29

FULL INTERMAT ARTICLE BY MARK PALMER