Wrestler ⋅ Class of 1978
Tilden Tech High School | Purdue University
Joe placed 3rd in the State and in 1946 was a State Champion for Tilden Tech. While at Purdue University, he placed 4th, 2nd and won the Big 10 Championship twice, becoming one of a very few elite group to have placed all 4 years in the Big 10. His senior year he was voted Captain of his earn and besides winning the Big 10, he went on to become the 128 pound N CAA Champion.
Joe has been coaching at Logansport, Indiana for many years where his teams have been consistent standouts. For those efforts Indiana has seen fit to induct one of Illinois finest into their Hall of Fame.