Glenn Stafford
Year: '30
Team: Cornell

      *GLENN STAFFORD, Cornell ’30  was the only wrestler from the East in the first three Nationals to earn an NCAA title, winning at 175 as a senior in 1929.  He won two EIWA title -- at heavyweight in 1928 and at 175 in 1929, also placing second at 175 as sophomore.  Glenn owned a dual mark of 15-1 during a three-year varsity career and was unbeaten his last two seasons, with an overall 26-2 record.  Glenn added a National AAU title in 1929. 

      Stafford died in 1971 after a teaching career in Cortland County, plus serving as a professional wrestler, director of the Works Progress Administration in NYC and a decade with the U.S. Postal Service.  He was a member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and in 1981 was inducted into Cornell’s Athletic Hall of Fame.