Class of 2001
East Leyden/Iowa State University/Eastern Illinois University
A 1973 graduate of East Leyden High School, Bob Holland won two state championships for the Eagles. He won the 145 lb. title in 1972 and claimed the 155 lb. crown in 1973. His three year record was 77-2.
He attended Iowa State University and finished second in the NCAA Division I National Championships as a freshman. During that season, he also was the Big 8 champion. He later wrestled for Eastern Illinois University, where he earned All-American honors.