News Release: Charlie Conaway ‘00 receives Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame Award

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October 23, 2017

Oct. 23, 2017

Contact: Cheryl Knauer



Conaway of Grand Junction, Colo., is a 2000 alumnus of the college

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Charlie Conaway of Grand Junction, Colo., is a recipient of the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame award from McDaniel College. He is a 2000 alumnus of the college.

Presented annually during McDaniel’s Homecoming, the Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame award is presented to a graduate and former athlete who has performed outstandingly as an undergraduate athlete and who has contributed to society since leaving the college.

Conaway, who earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from McDaniel, was a member of the Green Terror wrestling team and is the college’s leader in career pins with 60. He also holds the first, fifth and sixth all-time totals for pins in a single season. 

He was a 2000 NCAA All-American and that year also won the conference’s outstanding wrestler award and the Chris Clifford Award for most career points in Centennial Conference tournaments. Twice serving as team captain, Conaway won the Centennial Conference championship in 1999 and 2000. 

Currently, Conaway is a contact center sales specialist for Dimension Data. He remains active, enjoying mountain biking, rock climbing and paddle boarding. 

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McDaniel College, founded in 1867 and nationally recognized as one of 40 “Colleges That Change Lives,” is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 25 highly regarded graduate programs. Its personalized, interdisciplinary, global curriculum and student-faculty collaboration develop the unique potential in every student. A diverse, student-centered community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students, McDaniel offers access to the resources of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., and is the only American college with a European campus in Budapest, Hungary.