GopherSports will be doing a series of Q&As with incoming freshmen wrestlers to lead into the season.
2012-13 FRESHMAN: Overall Record:21-4 Dual Meet Record:N/A Big Ten Record:N/A Pins:10 Technical Falls:5
Finished his true freshman season with a 21-4 record 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 aSophomore 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.