A native of Dallas Center, Eric Voelker was a two-time national champion, three-time All-American and key cog in Iowa State’s 1987 national championship wrestling team. Voelker ended his career with a 101-13-1 overall record.

Highlights:
- Two-time national champion at 190 pounds (1987 & 1989)
- Three-time All-American at 190 pounds (1987, 1988, 1989)
- Three-time Big Eight champion (1987, 1988, 1989)
- One of 16 multiple NCAA champions in ISU wrestling history
- His 4-3 win over Minnesota’s Mike Dean in the 1987 190-pound NCAA title bout helped ISU secure the national title
- Placed third at the 1988 NCAA Wrestling Championships, winning the Gorrian Award for most falls in the tournament
- Defeated Mike Whitehead of Northwestern, 7-2 to win the 1989 190-pound NCAA wrestling title
- Finished his senior season at 21-2-1
- Ended career with a 101-13-1 overall mark