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    Northwestern Wrestling Notable Alumni

    Richard Townsell
    "The competitive nature of both the school and the wrestling program at Northwestern have helped get me where I am today. My experiences at NU really prepared me for life in the professional world."

    As a Wildcat:
    Townsell graduated from Northwestern in 1986 with a degree from the school of education. He posted 55 wins as a Wildcat, including an impressive 30-9 record his senior season.

    Andre Allen
    "Northwestern has helped me deal with the up and downs I've experienced and prepared me to be a leader in life after college. The four years I spent at NU were some of the best of my life."

    As a Wildcat:
    Allen was a Big Ten and Midlands Champion and an NCAA runner-up at 142 pounds in 1975. His career winning percentage of .870 is fourth on the NU all-time charts.

    Rohan Gardner
    "The experiences I had while a student and wrestler at Northwestern are unparalleled in the impact they had on my development into the person I am today."

    As a Wildcat:
    Gardner, a former walk-on, was a two-time All-American in 1995-96 and won the Big Ten Championship at 177 pounds in 1996. His 108 career wins rank him seventh all-time at NU.