Athletics: Wrestling

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Wrestling has enjoyed a successful history at Muhlenberg College, especially of late. In the 19 years from 1990-91 to 2008-09, the Mules compiled an excellent dual-meet record of 162-131-2 (.553). In the 20 years of the Centennial

Centennial Conference
Champions, 1994-2013
School Number
Ursinus 47
McDaniel 39
Merchant Marine 22
Gettysburg 21
Johns Hopkins 18
Stevens 11
Swarthmore 2
New York University 1
Washington & Lee 1
Conference, Muhlenberg is tied for second with 38 individual champions.

In 2005, a Muhlenberg wrestler placed fourth at the NCAA Championships, the best finish ever for a Mule wrestler at nationals. The 2000-01 season was perhaps the best in school history, as the Mules went 17-6 to set a school record for wins; won the CC dual-meet championship; qualified four wrestlers for the NCAA Division III Championships; and had their first All-American ever.

The 1993 team set a school record with 13 wins; the 1994 team set a school record with a .900 winning percentage and qualified three wrestlers for the NCAA Division III Tournament; and the 1995 team won the Centennial Conference championship.

Muhlenberg wrestling made a brief appearance in 1924 and 1925, then returned for good in 1942. The 1943 team won the Middle Atlantic Conference crown in just its fourth season as a varsity sport.