University of Iowa Athletics

Joe Kelly

Height 5-8
Weight 157 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown West Liberty, Iowa
High School West Liberty
Joe Kelly - Wrestling - University of Iowa Athletics

2020-21
• Posted an 0-2 record in two Big Ten duals
• Made his Big Ten debut Jan. 31 vs. Illinois
• Competed at 165 in both duals
• Letterwinner.
2019-20
• Did not compete

2018-19
• Redshirted
• Posted an overall record of 10-6 competing unattached at 157 pounds
• Placed second at the Pat “Flash” Flanagan Open
• Placed third at the Grand View Open
• Scored bonus points in six of 10 wins, including five falls, his fastest in 0:45
High School
• Two-time conference champion and two-time conference runner-up
• Placed third at Iowa High School State Championship as a junior and senior
• Iowa High School state runner-up as a sophomore
• Placed eighth as a freshman
• Three time all-district
• Two-time all-conference
• Holds school record for pins in a single season (30)
• First-team all-district football player all four seasons
• Participated in the Iowa track and field state meet
• Helped West Liberty soccer team advance to state tournament
• Wrestling first-team academic all-state
• Four-time member of principal honor roll (4.0 GPA or above)
• Four-time Iowa High School Athletic Association academic honoree
Personal
• Born July 25, 1999
• Son of Mitchell and Janine Kelly
• Father Mitch Kelly was a Hawkeye letterwinner from 1984-87
• Has three siblings, Shannon, Marksa, and Molly
• Sister Molly played volleyball at Iowa
• Computer science and engineering 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
2020-21 0-3 0-3 0-3 0 – – – – 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 – –
Career 0-3 0-3 0-3 0 – – – – 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 – –