UW Health Sports Medicine 

Lee Kemp (1991)

WRESTLING 1974-75, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78

  • ENROLLED AT WISCONSIN FROM CHARDON, OH.
  • THREE-TIME NCAA WRESTLING CHAMPION 158 POUNDS 1976, 1977, 1978.
  • NCAA WRESTLING RUNNER-UP 158 POUNDS 1975.
  • VOTED OUTSTANDING FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE IN THE NATION 1975-1976 by Amateur Wrestling News.
  • THREE-TIME BIG-TEN CONFERENCE CHAMPION 1976, 1977, 1978.
  • THREE-TIME MIDLANDS CHAMPION 1976, 1977, 1978.
  • THREE-TIME EAST-WEST COLLEGE ALL-STAR DUAL MEET PARTICIPANT 1976, 1977, 1978; Voted Outstanding Wrestler 1976.
  • TOTAL COLLEGE RECORD 143-6-1 (110-1-1 LAST THREE YEARS).
  • 4th ON ALL-TIME NCAA COLLEGIATE WINS WITHOUT A LOSS. (103-0-1).
  • UNDEFEATED IN 1976 AT 39-0-0.
  • SEVEN-TIME NATIONAL FREESTYLE WRESTLING CHAMPION. USWF Champion 1979-1983; AAU Champion 1979, 1982.
  • THREE-TIME WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING GOLD MEDALIST 1978, 1979, 1982. Youngest American to Win World Championships (age 21); First American to Win Three World Championships.
  • WORLD FREESTYLE WRESTLING BRONZE MEDALIST 1981.
  • FOUR-TIME WORLD CUP OF WRESTLING GOLD MEDALIST 1979-1982; First American to Win Four World Cup Titles.
  • TWO-TIME PAN AMERICAN GAMES GOLD MEDALIST 1979, 1984.
  • U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM 1980. United States Boycotted Event.
  • GOLD MEDAL SUPER CHAMPIONS TITLE MATCH 1980; Defeated 1980 Olympic Gold Medalist From Bulgaria.
  • USWF WRESTLING "MAN OF THE YEAR" 1978.
  • TWO-TIME SUN CUP AWARD RECIPIENT 1978, 1979; Given to the Outstanding Wrestler of the Year.
  • TWO-TIME SULLIVAN AWARD FINALIST 1978, 1979.
  • INDUCTED TO WISCONSIN WRESTLING HALL OF FAME 1983.
  • INDUCTED TO NATIONAL WRESTLING HALL OF FAME 1989.

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