Sports: Wrestling

Inducted: 2018


Wrestling 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998

Jeff McGinness won the 126-pound NCAA Championship in 1995 and the 142-pound NCAA Championship in 1998. He earned All-American honors in 1994, 1995, and 1998, and won Big Ten titles in 1995 and 1998. In 1994, McGinness was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year, and in 1998, he was named Outstanding Wrestler of the Big Ten Championships and was Iowa’s Big Ten Medal Honor winner. He won 43 consecutive matches from 1994-96, and finished his sophomore season a perfect 30-0.