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2008 Hall of Fame Inductee

Ed Knecht, Wrestling, 1973-75
Captured two Big Sky Wrestling Championships (1974, 1975). He was voted “Outstanding Wrestler” for the Big Sky Conference, and earned the Big Sky NAU Scholar Athlete Award in 1975. He qualified for the NCAA Division I Tournament twice (1974, 1975). He won six national wrestling championships, and two Pan American Championship medals, including a silver in 1977 (freestyle) and a gold in 1979 (sambo). He placed in the World Wrestling Championships three times, and was a member of two U.S. Olympic teams (1980, 1984)..

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