Ray Brinzer Inducted Into WPIAL Hall of Fame

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The Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) inducted its WPIAL Hall of Fame Class of 2023 on on Friday at the DoubleTree Hotel in Greentree. The 16th annual WPIAL Hall of Fame induction ceremony included former North Allegheny wrestling standout, Ray Brinzer.

Ray Brinzer (Athlete) – Captured three straight WPIAL and PIAA titles from 1988 to 1990 … Won 109 consecutive matches in his final three varsity seasons … Named 1990 ASICS Tiger High School Wrestler of the Year and was a First Team All-American in high school … Won three USA Junior National Championships … Wrestled at Oklahoma State University and the University of Iowa and was a two-time All-American in 1993 and 1995 … Earned USA Wrestling’s Cadet Greco-Roman Coach of the Year award in 2006.

(Information from press release courtesy of the WPIAL).