Tim Sullivan
Team: Wrestling
Class of: 1981
Induction Class of: 2010

In a program filled with standout performers, Tim Sullivan ranks among the best after helping the Western New England College wrestling program etch its among the top teams in the region in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Tim compiled a 77-18-3 record (80.1%) competing in various weight classes ranging from 118 to 150 pounds during his four-year career. His mark in dual-meet competition was 54-11-3 for an equally impressive 81.6 percentage. The Golden Bears enjoyed a 58-23-1 record (71.3%) with Tim in the lineup. He served as a captain of the 1980-81 squad that posted a 17-9-1 record while finishing third at the conference championship. As a freshman Tim participated in the New England Division II/III Championship, then finished as the New England College Conference Wrestling Association runner-up at 118 his sophomore year. He was the NECCWA champion at 118 in 1980 and runner-up at 134 his senior season after missing most of the second semester with an injury. Tim participated in three NCAA Division III Championships and placed eighth at 118 as a junior to become the program’s second All-America performer. During his career Tim also led the Golden Bears in pins as a freshman (5) and tied for the team high as a junior (8). He was the Western New England College MVP as a junior and co-MVP as a freshman. Tim was inducted into the New England Wrestling Association (NEWA) Hall of Fame on Feb. 22, 2010. Tim is presently a partner with the law firm of Wisniowski and Sullivan, LLC in his hometown of Southington, Connecticut. He and his wife Christi have three children, daughters Casey (21) and Ali (16), and son Sean (12).