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Beyond the Countdown - A

By MI Grappler, 04/24/20, 11:45AM EDT


If we missed someone in the Top 50, we'll do our best to highlight some additional wrestlers who had amazing careers in the state of Michigan and beyond.  There are so many to mention that we're breaking it down by letter.  So with that said, last names beginning with the letter "A" are today, "B" tomorrow, etc...

Luke Abercrombie (Whitehall)

2x State Champ/4x State Placer (7-1-1-5)
1998 Cadet Freestyle Champ, 1998 Cadet Greco 4th
Competed for Team USA in Dream Team Classic

Mike Abrams (Grand Valley/Pontiac Northern)

1977 NAIA 6th
1978 NAIA Champ
1979 NCAA DII Champ
1979 NCAA D1 All-American, first-ever D1 AA for Grand Valley

Anthony Abro (Eastern Michigan/Canton)

State Champ/4th Place
2009 Cadet Greco 6th
2x NCAA Qualifier
91 career wins are 6th all-time at EMU

Steve Adams (CMU/Mt. Pleasant)

State Champ/4th
2x NCAA Qualifier
100 career wins, 42 career falls (6th all-time)
Co-MVP of 1988 CMU team

Jeff Amhut (Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard)

3x State Champ/3rd

Malik Amine (Michigan/Detroit CC)

2x State Champ/2nd/5th
2013 Super 32 6th
2x NCAA Qualifier (8th @ Big Tens)

Sam Amine (Michigan/Warren Lincoln)

2x State Champ/2nd/6th
1986 Asics/Tiger 3rd Team All-American
2x NCAA Qualifier (4th at Big Tens twice)
1989 Midlands Finalist

Brad Anderson (Forest Hills Central)

2x State Champ/3rd
Junior Freestyle 8th

Mike Anderson (Arizona State/Mt. Morris)

2x State Champ
1987 Asics/Tiger Honorable Mention
1991 Midlands 3rd place
2x NCAA All-American (4th, 7th)
1992 Pac-10 Champ

Angus Arthur (Adrian/St. Johns, Lowell)

2x State Champ/5th
2012 Double Cadet All-American (4th/4th)
2013 UWW Cadet Double Champ/World Team both styles
2014 Asics/Tiger 3rd Team All-American
2016 NCAA DIII All-American (4th for Adrian)
2019 U23 and Senior World Teamer for Jamaica
2020 Pan-Am Championships gold medalist