Jordan Kingsley
Jordan  Kingsley

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Apple Valley HS

Weight:
125/133

Experience:
3L


05/13/2016

Graduating Gophers

Minnesota graduates four wrestlers from this year’s roster, each with their own unique path forward now that their collegiate wrestling careers have ended

05/11/2016

Graduating Gophers: Jordan Kingsley

Jordan Kingsley knows the lessons he learned in the Gopher Wrestling room will serve him well in the future, including in his new job as a youth wrestling coach

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

03/23/2016

Gophers Earn Academic All-B1G Laurels

The Big Ten Conference has recognized 69 student-athletes from the University of Minnesota as Academic All-Big Ten honorees.

11/01/2015

Gophers Win Three Titles at Dak

19 different Minnesota wrestlers bring home top-six performances from the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Four-time letterwinner (2013, '14, '15 '16)
  • Three-time open tournament champion
  • Three-time Academic All-Big Ten ('14, '15, '16)


2015-16 • REDSHIRT SENIOR

Overall Record:
1-2
Dual Meet Record: - - 
Big Ten Record: - - 
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: 1


Letterwinner • Academic All-Big Ten • competed at Daktronics Open • earned a 15-0 technical fall over Morgan Engbrecht (Augustana) in first match of the season


2014-15 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR

Overall Record:
4-10
Dual Meet Record: 0-5
Big Ten Record: 0-2
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: - -

Letterwinner • Academic All-Big Ten • Earned first victory of the season by pinning Anthony Battle (Minot State) at 43 seconds of their match at the Bison Open • Placed fourth at the Bison Open wrestling at 125 • Stepped in at 133 when an injury sidelined starter Chris Dardanes and wrestled in the season's first four duals • Wrestled at 133 at the Aloha Open in late December


2013-14 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

Overall Record: 13-10
Dual Meet Record: 0-3
Big Ten Record: 0-3
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 2
Technical Falls: 1


Letterwinner • Academic All-Big Ten • Finished the season with a 13-10 record • Placed fifth at the Bison Open with a record of 4-2, including a pin against Oden Rogers of Concordia Moorhead • Went 4-2 at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open with a pin against Marcos Rios-Tamayo of Lindenwood and a major decision over Sergio Lopez of Iowa Western Community College • Fell to Garrison White of Northwestern 6-0 in his first career Big Ten match


2012-13 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Overall Record: 13-7
Dual Meet Record: 0-1
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 4
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: 2


Letterwinner • Earned Freshman Academic Award for his 4.0 GPA • Finished the season with a 13-7 record • Earned titles at both the Worthington Open and North Country Open • Finished Bison Open with a 3-2 record and 8-5 decision over Anthony Bruno of Northern State to finish fifth • Scored a fall over John Bush of MN West in the quarterfinals of the Worthington Open • Finished the North Country Open with a 2-1 decision over Hunter Weber of NDSU in the finals


2011-12 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)

Overall Record: 13-6
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: - -


Went 13-6 in open tournaments during his first season as a Golden Gopher • Recorded three wins by fall and one by a major decision • Finished 3-2 at the Bison Open • Picked up at 9-0 major decision over Josh Douglas of Minot State in Fargo • Went 2-2 at the Finn Grinaker Open including a fall over Hunter Menedez of Mary College at the 2:14 mark • Went 3-0 at the UNI Open • Scored a fall over Graelin Garlington of Minnesota Moorhead at the 2:43 mark • Finished 3-1 at the North Country Open • Scored a fall at the 4:56 mark over Lonny Booshu of Ridgewater


HIGH SCHOOL

A 2011 graduate of Apple Valley High School • High school coach was Jim Jackson • Four-year letter winner in wrestling • Won the state championship his senior year • Was the 2011 Minnesota Christmas Tournament champion • Finished third in the state of Minnesota his junior year • Placed sixth at the 2010 Fargo Freestyle championships • Was a two-time Guillotine Academic winner • A two-time All-state academic winner


PERSONAL

Born on November 14, 1992 • Intends to major in either engineering or pharmacy • Son of Roger and Sheila Kingsley • Has four siblings: Aaron, Brandon, Kylene and Alexa • Graduated 15th in his class of 500 with a 3.92 GPA • Was on the honor roll 12 times • Enjoys disc golf (18 career hole-in-ones), watching movies and playing Call of Duty


Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2011-12 (RS) 13-6 - - - - 3 1 - - - - - -
2012-13 13-7 0-1 - - 4 - - 2 - - - -
2013-14 13-10 0-3 0-3 3 2 1 - - - -
2014-15 4-10 0-5 0-2 1 - - - - - - - -
2015-16 1-2 - - - - - - - - 1 - - - -
Totals 31-29 0-9 0-5 8 2 4 - - - -

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