Brandon Kingsley  
Brandon Kingsley
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Apple Valley HS

Weight:
157 / 165


11/11/2012

Minnesota Crowns Five Champions at Bison Open

Gophers go undefeated on the day to capture titles

11/06/2012

Gophers Debut at Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open

Freshman Michael Kroells captures title in heavyweight competition

10/19/2012

Get to Know Your Gophers: Brandon Kingsley

GopherSports will be doing a series of Q&As with incoming freshmen wrestlers to lead into the season.

2013-14 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Overall Record:
25-6
Dual Meet Record:
3-2
Big Ten Record:
2-1
Pins:
14
Major Decisions:
2

Technical Falls: 1


Finished the season with a 25-6 overall record, including 14 pins • Went 4-1 at the Bison Open, placing second behind teammate Dylan Ness • Went 5-1 at Harold Nichols Cyclone Open, with four pins • Went 4-0 at the Dragon Open • Pinned Dylan Marriott of Northwestern to earn a victory in his first-ever Big Ten match • Went 5-0 at the North Country Open


2012-13 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)

Overall Record: 21-4
Dual Meet Record:
N/A
Big Ten Record:
N/A
Pins:
10
Major Decisions:
0

Technical Falls: 5

Finished the season with a 21-4 overall record, competing solely in open meets • Finished the Daktronics Open with a 3-2 record • Went undefeated in the Flash Flanagan Open, Worthington Open and North Country Open • Finished the Bison Open with a 5-2 record seeing a 9-1 major decision over Jaykob Miller of Jamestown • Scored a fall over Brad Mass of MSU Mankato during the first round and Tyler Johnson of Dickinson State in the second round of the North Country Open • At the Flash Flanagan Open won by pin over Matt Smith of NIU

HIGH SCHOOL
Wrestled for Apple Valley High School in Minnesota • Received All-America awards senior year • Two-time All-Conference honors • Earned six letters in wrestling and four academic letters • While competing for Apple Valley, the team won five state championships and five conference championships

PERSONAL

Born Feb. 6, 1994 •Son of Roger and Sheila Kingsley.• Father was a wrestler for St. Cloud. • Has four siblings: Aaron (21), Jordan (19), Kylene (16), and Alexa (14) • Older brother, Jordan, is a sophomore at the University of Minnesota and a Gopher wrestler. •Brandon's most memorable moment in sports was getting his 200th win and 150th pin in the same tournament• Wrestled for the Minnesota Storm National Dual Teams. • Enjoys frisbee golf, Netfilx and video games


Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins MD TF Big Ten Finish NCAA Finish
2012-13 21-4 - - 10 1 5 - -
2013-14 25-6 3-2 2-1 14 2 1 - -

Total

46-10 3-2 2-1 24 3 6 - -