Last updated 10/05/2017

 

OPRF alumni (clockwise from left) Weldon Rogers, Ben Johnson, Peter Kowalczuk,
Brad Bolen, Lillashawn Coleman, and Ellis Coleman sit for a picture after the
the 2005-2006 Individual Sectional Tournament at Leyden High School.

 

 
Here is a list of some of the former OPRF Huskies and their post-high school accomplishments.  If you have information that you would like us to add, please email us.  All alumni information is welcome including college participation, tournament results, and coaching responsibilities.  Non-wrestling athletic achievements are also welcome.
 

OPRF Alumni Achievements

 Wrestler Class   Achievements
 Ariola, Joe 2013   - Wrestled at University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)
 Bennette, SaVonne 2015   - Wrestled at Wabash College (Crawfordsville, IN)
 Battista, Steve 2005   - Wrestled at Triton College (River Grove, IL)
  - Wrestled at Lincoln College (Lincoln, IL)
  - Wrestled at University of Dubuque (Dubuque, IA)
 Bergen, Ben 2015   - Wrestled at Cornell College (Mount. Vernon, IA)
 Bey, Kamal 2016   - Attended the U.S. Olympic Training Center (Colorado Springs, CO) | Greco-Roman
 Bolen, Brad
 BB on TeamUSA.org
2007   - In 2008, won his eighth Jr. National Judo title
  - 2008 USA Judo Rendez-Vous Canada 3rd Place (66 kg) LINK
  - In 2008, is ranked 4th in the US Senior National Roster Judo Division (66 kg)
  - In 2008, went 5-0 to win USA Judo Jimmy Pedro Challenge (66 kg) LINK
  - In 2009, won USA President's Cup in Senior Judo Division (66 kg) LINK
  - In 2009, is ranked 1st in the US Senior National Roster Judo Division (66 kg)
  - 2010 Pan Am Games gold medalist (66 kg) LINK
  - 2015 US Judo Association's "Most Outstanding Athlete"
  - 2015 US Judo Senior National Champion (3x champion)
  - In 2015, medaled at Uruguay (5th) & El Salvador (5th) World Cups
  - 2015 Pan Am Games 7th place
  - 2015 USA Judo World Team member
  - 2016 US Judo Senior National Champion (4x champion)
  - 2017 US Judo Senior National Champion (5x champion)
 Brooks, Ben 2010   - Wrestled at University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)
 Brooks, Max 2007   - Played football at Illinois Wesleyan University (Bloomington, IL)
  - In 2008, Named to the CCIW All-Conference Second Team (DL, So.) LINK
  - Volunteer wrestling coach at Bloomington (IL) High School
 Brooks, Sam 2012   - Wrestled at University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)
  - 2016 NCAA Big Ten champion (184 lb)
  - 2016 NCAA Div. 1 All-American (8th place at 184 lb)
 Campos, Robert 2016   - Wrestled at Notre Dame College (South Euclid, OH)
 Coleman, Ellis 2009   - 2010 Junior International bronze medal (66 kg / 145.5 lb) LINK
 Coleman, Lillashawn 2008   - Wrestled at Meramec St. Louis Community College (St. Louis, MO)
  - Placed 6th at 2008 Pointer Open (125 lb) LINK
 Collins, Paul 2000   - OPRF Wrestling Assistant Coach
  - OPRF Wrestling Head Coach (2014-2015 season through present)
 Dardanes, Chris 2010   - Wrestled at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
 Dardanes, Nick 2010   - Wrestled at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
 Donovan, Mike 2005   - Wrestled at Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)
  - 2007 NCWA National Qualifier (133 lb)
  - 2008 NCWA National Qualifier (125 lb / 1-2 record at Nationals)
 Early, Larry 2015   - Wrestled at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
 Enyia, Chibuike 2004   - Wrestled at Triton College (River Grove, IL) | 2004-2005
  - Fila Greco Nationals
  - Played football at Briar Cliff University (Sioux City, IA) | 2006
  - Wrestled at Briar Cliff University (Sioux City, IA) | 2006-2007
  - 2007 NAIA National Qualifier (184 lb)
  - OPRF wrestling volunteer coach
 Hauser, Noah 2015   - Wrestled at North Central College (Naperville, IL)
 Hinrikson, Chuck 2005   - Wrestled at Menlo College (Atherton, CA)
  - Wrestled at University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI)
 Isaacson, Terry 1960   - Wrestled at Air Force Academy (Air Force Academy, CO) | 1960-1964 LINK
  - 1962 NCAA All-American (2nd place at 167 lb) LINK
  - 1963 NCAA All-American (4th place at 167 lb) LINK
  - 1964 NCAA All-American (6th place at 167 lb) LINK
 Johnson, Jamar 2005   - Played football at Quincy University (Quincy, IL)
  - Played football at Coastal Carolina University (Conway, South Carolina)
 Kessler, Dale 1972   - OPRF Wrestling | 1968-1972 -- Team Captain | 1972
  - Wrestled at Triton College (River Grove, IL)
 Kessler, Don 1970   - OPRF Wrestling | 1966-1970 -- Team Captain | 1970
  - Wrestled at Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, IL)
  - 2-time CCIW Champ (118 pounds)
  - Team Captain at Elmhurst College | 1976
  - Head Coach of Dwight (IL) High School | 1979-1984
 Kessler, Ted 1978   - OPRF Wrestling | 1974-1978 -- Team Captain | 1978
 Kowalczuk, Peter 2007   - 2008 FILA Junior Greco Nationals Champion (120 kg / 264.5 lb)
  - 2008 FILA Junior World Team Trials Champion (120 kg / 264.5 lb)
  - 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials 4th Place (120 kg / 264.5 lb)
  - 2008 FILA Junior World Qualifier
 Lee, Andre 2014   - Wrestled at University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, IL)
 Logan, Emonte 2014   - Wrestled at North Central College (Naperville, IL)
 Madrigal, Alex 2015   - Wrestled at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA)
 Mahomes, Davonte 2014   - Wrestled at University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
 McCoy, Kendale 2016   - Wrestled at Cornell College (Mount. Vernon, IA)
 Moes, Ethan 2008   - Wrestled at Elmhurst College (Elmhurst, IL)
 Nelson, Brendan 2005   - Wrestled at Lincoln College (Lincoln, IL)
 Ordonez, Michael 2016   - Wrestled at University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, IL)
 Powell, Mike 1994   - Wrestled at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN)
  - Head Coach of OPRF Wrestling (2004-2005 season through 2013-2014)
  - Assistant Coach of OPRF Wrestling (2014-2015 season through present)
 Rogers, Weldon 2007   - Wrestled at University of Wisconsin (Madison, WI)
 Rundell, Matthew 2015   - Wrestled at University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC)
 Scott, Bryce 2015   - Wrestled at Coe College (Cedar Rapids, IA)
 Stallings, Allen 2016   - Played Football at Indiana University (Bloomington, IN)
 Townsell, Gabriel 2016   - Wrestled at Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
 White, Isaiah 2016   - Wrestled at Notre Dame College (South Euclid, OH)
 Woulfe, Michael 2012   - Wrestled at U.S. Navy
 Woulfe, Patrick 2007   - OPRF Wrestling assistant coach (2007-2008)
 

 

Along the Alumni Trail...

 

Brad Bolen (OPRF 2007) places 1st at the 2010 Pan Am Games in the 66 kg division.
 The competition took place on April 9-10, 2010, in San Salvador, El Salvador.
The photo is by Chris Skelley and was posted on teamusa.org.

 
 

Brad Bolen (OPRF 2007) places 1st at the 2009 USA Judo President's Cup in the 66 kg division.
 The competition took place on June 13-14, 2009, in Atlanta, GA. 
As of September 2009, Brad is ranked #1 in the 66 kg division.

 
 

 

Brad Bolen (OPRF 2007) places 3rd at the 2008 USA Judo Rendez-Vous Canada in the 66 kg division.
 The competition took place on October 4-5, 2008.

 
 

Max Brooks (OPRF 2007) is named to the 2008 CCIW Second Team All-Conference while at Illinois Wesleyan.
The photo (courtesy of The Pantograph and B. Mosher) took place on September 13, 2008.

 
 

Peter Kowalczuk (OPRF 2007) places 4th at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials (Greco, 120 kg / 264.5 lb).
 The competition took place on June 13-15, 2008.

 
 

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