1984 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships

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1984 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships
Tournament information
SportCollege wrestling
LocationPrinceton, New Jersey
DatesMarch 8, 1975–March 10, 1975
Host(s)Princeton University
Venue(s)Jadwin Gymnasium
Final positions
ChampionsIowa (9th title)
1st runners-upOklahoma State
2nd runners-upPenn State
Tournament statistics
MVPJim Zalesky (Iowa)
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The 1984 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships were the 54th NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships to be held. Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey hosted the tournament at Jadwin Gymnasium.

Iowa took home the team championship with 123.75 points and having one individual champion.[1]

Jim Zalesky of Iowa was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler and Tab Thacker of North Carolina State received the Gorriaran Award.[2]

Team results[edit]

Rank School Points
1 Iowa 123.75
2 Oklahoma State 98
3 Penn State 70.5
4 Nebraska 61
5 Oklahoma 51.5
6 Wisconsin 49.5
7 Iowa State 40.25
8 Louisiana State 38.75
9 Michigan State 29.25
10 Missouri 29

Individual finals[edit]

Weight class Championship match (champion in boldface)
118 lbs Carl DeStefanis, Penn State DEC Bob Hallman, Northern Iowa, 6–4
126 lbs Kevin Darkus, Iowa State DEC Joe McFarland, Michigan, 9–6
134 lbs Scott Lynch, Penn State DEC Greg Randall, Iowa, 13–6
142 lbs Jesse Reyes, Cal State-Bakersfield DEC John Orr, Princeton, 19–11
150 lbs Kenny Monday, Oklahoma State DEC Marty Kistler, Iowa, 7–2
158 lbs Jim Zalesky, Iowa DEC Mark Schmitz, Wisconsin, 7–2
167 lbs Mike Sheets, Oklahoma State DEC Lindley Kistler, Iowa, 9–0
177 lbs Jim Scherr, Nebraska DEC Duane Goldman, Iowa, 3–2
190 lbs Bill Scherr, Nebraska DEC Jim Baumgardner, Oregon State, 13–4
UNL Tab Thacker, North Carolina State DEC Gary Albright, Nebraska, 3–1


  1. ^ "Wrestling" (PDF). NCAA.ord. 19 April 2017. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "54th NCAA Wrestling Tournament" (PDF). wrestlingstats.com. 6 December 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2018.