Paul Curran
Paul Curran

Paul Curran becomes the first wrestler inducted into the UMass Boston Hall of Fame. The Hyde Park native was a four-year letterwinner for the Beacons, wrestling at weight classes ranging from 158, 177 and 190 pounds. He was named All-New England as a sophomore and a senior and placed fifth at the New England College Conference Wrestling Association Championships in his final season. The 1990 graduate of UMass Boston was a co-captain for the Beacons during his junior campaign and was selected captain as a senior, while compiling a 28-26-6 record over four years. Following his junior campaign, he became just the second UMass Boston wrestler to be named an Academic All-American.