Donald P. Hazlett of Washington is a
native of Apollo and a graduate of Washington High School in 1955 and
Ohio State University in 1958.
He had a scholastic wrestling record of 73-10-2 with two undefeated
seasons and served as team captain at Wash High where he also won
letters in football and track. He won an AAU wrestling championship in
1953 and was undefeated as a competitor for the Washington YMCA in the
Hazlett started the wrestling program at Immaculate Conception High
School in 1964 and coached for nine years. He coached 34 sectional, 27
regional and 10 state champions in the Pennsylvania Catholic Athletic
Association with four state champions and one runner-up in 1973. His
teams won three section, two regional and one state tournament.
Hazlett, an employee of West Penn Water Co., was honored by the
Pittsburgh Chapter, Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1972 for his
achievements at IC, and was named Wrestling Coach of the Year by the
Washington Knights of Columbus in 1973