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Schalles Award

The Schalles Award, presented annually by Cliff Keen Athletics and WIN to the nation’s best high school pinner,  is named after Wade Schalles, who set the college pin record at Clarion (Pa.) State where he also won two NCAA championships (1972-73). During his career, Schalles defeated 153 of 159 opponents and pinned 109.The-Schalles-Award

Wade Schalles

Wade Schalles

Wade Schalles was named a Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1991.

All-Time Schalles Award Winners

YearNameSchool
2017Zain RetherfordPenn State
2016Zain RetherfordPenn State
2015Taylor WalshIndiana
2014Taylor WalshIndiana
2013Kyle DakeCornell
2012Jordan OliverOklahoma State
2011Andrew AltonPenn State
2010Jayson NessMinnesota
2009Josh PattersonBinghamton
2008Darrion CaldwellNorth Carolina State
2007Ben AskrenMissouri
2006Ben AskrenMissouri
2005Marcus LeVesseurAugsburg College
2004Scott MooreVirginia
2003Scott MoorePenn State
2002Cael SandersonIowa State
2001Matt Petsinger & Jared FrayerMSU-Mankato & Oklahoma
2000Keith BlaskeFt. Hays State (Kansas)
1999Stephen NealCal-State Bakersfield
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