University of Iowa Athletics

Kaleb Young

Height 5-10
Weight 157 lbs.
Class RS Sr.
Hometown Punxsutawney, Pa.
High School Punxsutawney
Kaleb  Young - Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2020-21
• All-American
• Placed seventh at the NCAA Championships as the No. 5 seed
• Earned a berth to the national tournament with a runner-up finish at the Big Ten Championships
• Overall record of 10-3, including eight wins against ranked opponents
• Tied for the team-high five major decisions
• Reached as high as No. 5 in the national rankings
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NWCA Scholar Athlete
• Letterwinner
2019-20
• All-American
• No. 8 seed at NCAA Championships
• Earned an at-large berth to national tournament
• Recorded an overall record of 15-5, including six wins over ranked opponents
• Had a 9-0 record in Big Ten duals
• Won on the Midlands Championships
• Had a career-long 12 match winning streak
• Had a 6-1 record at Carver-Hawkeye Arena
• Reached as high as No. 2 in the national ranking
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NWCA Scholar Athlete
• Letterwinner
2018-19
• Earned All-America honors, placing fifth at 157 pounds at the 2019 NCAA Championships
• Earned an automatic berth the national tournament following a fourth place finish at the Big Ten Championships
• Was runner-up at the Midlands Championships
• Was 12-7 against ranked opponents
• Reached as high as No. 5 in the national rankings
• Academic All-Big Ten
• NWCA Academic All-American team
• Letterwinner
2017-18
• Posted a 9-7 record at 165 and 174 pounds, going 3-5 in dual competition and 0-4 in Big Ten duals
• Scored 12 team points in dual competition
• Placed fifth at Midlands Championships (6-2)
• Posted five major decisions and one technical fall
• Academic All-Big Ten
• Letterwinner
2016-17
• Redshirted
• Won titles at Grandview and Luther College Opens
• Placed fifth at Midlands Championships (5-2)
• Collected second-place finishes at Joe Parisi Open and Missouri Valley College Open, and a fourth place finish at Northern Iowa Open
• Recorded a 21-6 mark overall
• Had nine pins
High School
• State champion as a senior
• Placed fourth at state as a junior and fifth as a sophomore
• Super 32 champ
• Member of National Honor Society
Personal
• Born November 14, 1997
• Son of Buddy and Amy Young
• Mother ran cross country at Penn State DuBois
• Human physiology major

    

Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA OT MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W-L W-L W-L W-L Pin
2017-18 9-7 3-5 0-4 12 – – – – 0-0 5-0 1-1 0-0 – –
2018-19 24-7 11-2 5-2 41 4th 5th 2-2 5-0 4-0 3-0 3:37
2019-20 15-5 10-3 9-0 31 dnp x 2-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 7:57
2020-21 10-3 3-0 3-0 11 2nd 7th 2-0 5-0 0-0 0-0 – –
Career 58-22 27-10 17-6 95 6-2 16-0 5-1 4-0 3:37