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Joey Kielbasa
Position: 149/157 Pounds
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Crystal Lake, Ill.
High School: Crystal Lake Central
Major: General Management (3.14 GPA)
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Joey Kielbasa
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 03/20/2013

2013-14: Finished with a 10-9 record on the season competing primarily in open tournaments. 

2012-13:

2011-12: Placed third at 149 pounds at the MAC Championships (3/4) ... won a pair of wrestleback matches to secure third place as the No. 4 seed at the tournament ... competed unattached at Eastern Michigan, going 5-2 to place fourth in the freshman/sophomore division (11/5) ... went a perfect 3-0 at Bison Duals (12/17) ... earned first career dual victory over Stanford's Timmy Boone by decision, 3-1 (11/20) ... won three matches at Midlands (12/29-30) ... posted 11-3 major decision over Eastern Michigan's Jaylyn Bohl for first career MAC victory (1/13) ... earned a 5-2 decision over Northern Illinois' Tyler Argue in MAC competition (1/20).

High School: No. 55 ranked recruit in the country and the No. 6 ranked 152-pound recruit in the country by InterMat ... Three-time state champion ... four-time state qualifier ... 2011 Illinois Wrestler of the Year ... won the Illinois Class 2A 152-pound title in 2011 ... claimed the 145-pound state title in 2010 and the 140-pound championship as a sophomore in 2009 ... career record of 167-10 ... posted records of 37-6 as a freshman, 42-1 as a sophomore, 45-2 as a junior and 43-1 as a senior ... four-time conference champion ... helped lead team to the state dual tournament finals in 2010 and semifinals in 2009 ... three-year team captain ... 2010 Junior Nationals folkstyle champion at 152 pounds ... also an all-conference and all-county linebacker on the football team ... honor roll student with a 3.65 GPA.

Year     Overall     Dual     Tournament     MAC  
2011-12     20-19     7-12     13-7     2-2  
2013-14     10-9     0-1     10-8     0-0  
Career     30-28     7-13     23-15     2-2