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    Brad Traviolia
    Brad Traviolia

    Contemporary Era:
    2011 Inductee

    Brad Traviolia was an instrumental member of Northwestern's NCAA fourth-place team in 1990, which was the Wildcats' best national finish as a team until it was matched by the 2007 squad. Traviolia won the Big Ten Championship that year in the 167-pound weight class before going on to finish as the NCAA runner-up with a 40-win season. He also was an NCAA qualifier for the 1989 National Championships.

    Traviolia finished his career with a 122-30-1 overall record to earn an .801 career winning percentage. He is tied for fifth on Northwestern's career wins list, and is on NU's top 10 single-season wins list with 40 victories in his All-America year of 1990 and 39 in 1989. As a freshman, he was honored with Northwestern's Jack Riley Fall Trophy.

    Traviolia currently serves as deputy commissioner of the Big Ten Conference. The Syracuse, Ind., native joined the conference office in 1997.