University of Iowa Athletics

Kaleb Young

Height 5-10
Weight 157 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Punxsutawney, Pa.
High School Punxsutawney

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
  • 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 member

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
Career 48-19 24-10 14-6 84 4-2 11-0 5-1 4-0 3:37