Carleton Kinkade
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 2012
Other Position: Wrestling; 1985-88
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Carleton Kinkade
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 07/23/2012
Earned All-America honors at 190-pounds in 1988 with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships … two-time Mid-American Conference champion, winning at 177 pounds in 1987 and 190 pounds in 1988 … led the Chippewas to MAC team championships in 1986 and 1987 …  team MVP as a senior … went 40-11 as a senior and 37-9 as a junior … the win totals ranked second and tied for third, respectively, on CMU’s single-season victory chart at the time … recorded 24 pins as a senior and 18 as a junior which were both single-season records and still rank as No. 2 and No. 3 … notched 64 career pins which was a school record and currently ranks second … posted a career record of 127-46-1, and the 127 career wins ranked second at the completion of his career and currently rank fifth … a native of Union Lake, Mich., Kinkade currently resides in Lahaina, Hawaii where he is a professional, award-winning artist … his family includes wife Carrie and children Carleton and Liberty.