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SPARTAN SPOTLIGHT: Gale Mikles
Gale Mikles, a member of Michigan State Athletics Hall of Fame charter class, died January 17, 2017, in Scottsdale, Arizona at the age of 89. Including his letter-winning years as a wrestler for Coach Fendley Collins from 1945-48, Mikles spent spent 37 years at MSU. He held the positions of Assistant Wrestling Coach, Assistant Athletic Director, and Dean of the Physical Education & Recreation Department. Mikles won the NCAA championship as a junior 155-pounder in 1947.
Mikles later served as athletics director of the University of California-Davis (1985-88).