NCAA QUALIFIER 2006
Joey Ecklof finished 5-6 overall on the season with one fall and one major decision...Won in the dual meet against Appalachian State University claiming his fall of the season...Added a win over Duquesne.
Joey Ecklof capped off his rookie campaign with an NCAA berth and a 19-3 overall record...Finished 12-8 in tournament action and 7-5 in duals with four falls and three major decisions...Placed fourth in the EWL Championships to earn a wild card bid to nationals...Went 6-0 in dual matches in January with wins over ranked teams Lehigh and Michigan State...Pinned no. 12 Darren McKnight at the 6:59 mark in the Panthers' dual with the Spartans...Placed second at the Cornell Body Bar after a 3-1 tournament record including one fall...Finished 4-2 at the Southern Scuffle and 3-2 at the Las Vegas Invitational including a win over Illinois' Troy Tirapelle.
Ecklof was a three-time PIAA-AAA state champion, two-time district champion and three-time regional champion...Finished with a career record of 141-24 after finishing 32-3 in his senior year under coaches Don Rohn and Terry Daubert...Named a high school All-American and All-Area Academic...Placed sixth at senior nationals...Three-year letter winner in football and team captain his senior year...A member of the National Honor Society...A District 11 and Lehigh Valley Scholar-Athlete...Recipient of the Pennsylvania Dave Schultz H.S. Excellence Award.
Born September 22, 1986...Son of Jeffrey and Terri Ecklof...Has two brothers...A business major.
Chancellor Gallagher Names Heather Lyke Pitt Athletic Director
Session 4: Solomon Falls to Nevills in Round of 12
Session 3: Solomon Advances to Round of 12
Session 2: Rahmani Returns to Win Column
Session I: Three Panthers Collect Wins in Opening Round
Four Panthers Set for NCAA Championships