Colby Knight
Colby Knight
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Urbandale, Iowa
High School: Urbandale
Position: 149
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Eliot

Senior (2016-17)
Posted a 4-11 mark on the season, including a 1-7 record in dual action … Tallied two wins at the Franklin & Marshall open, competing at 149 pounds … Switching to 157, tallied a victory over Hofstra’s Jake Kaminsky … Went 1-2 at the EIWA Championships.

Junior (2015-16)
Had an 8-6 overall record and was 2-0 in dual meets ... Earned four decisions, two major decisions and two pins on the year ... Posted a 3-2 record at Binghamton Open ... Went 2-2 at Keystone Classic ... Had a 1-2 record at Franklin & Marshall Open ... Pinned Sharron Townsend of Franklin & Marshall ... Earned a 12-2 major decision against Nick Vines of Roger Williams.

Sophomore (2014-15)
Earned three wns on the year, including two by decision ... Picked up one win at Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open ... Won two matches at Franklin & Marshall Open.

Freshman (2013-14)

Competed at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open and Keystone Classic.

Before Harvard
2012-13 captain, four-year letterwinner ... Three-time Folkstyle Nationals All-American ... Two-time Junior Nationals All-American ... Iowa State Champion in 2011 ... Had a runner-up finish in Iowa’s state championship as a freshman ... Finished third and fourth at the state tournament as a senior and junior ... Named Iowa 3A Mr. Wrestler of the Year in 2013 ... Helped Urbandale to a third-place finish at states as a freshman ... Holds Urbandale’s record for career takedowns (586) and season takedowns (182) ... Compiled a 152-9 career record ... Named first team academic All-State as a junior ... In 2012 named to the second team academic All-State ... Honor Roll student ... President and leader of Urbandale Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Student Ambassador ... Volunteered at Meals for the Heartland ... Wildwood Hills Rank Team Leader ... His father, Steve, and his uncle, Dan Knight, wrestled at Iowa State University both earning All-America Status ... His brother, Evan, wrestles at Cornell University.