Jacob Morrissey
Jacob  Morrissey

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Oconto Falls, Wis.

High School:
Oconto Falls

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165/174

Birthdate:
10/04/1994

04/15/2015

2014-15 Season Recap

Boilermakers turned a new corner under the direction of head coach Tony Ersland

01/08/2015

NOTES // No. 12 Nebraska, No. 20 Wisconsin

Boilermakers (7-2) open B1G action on the road this weekend.

11/27/2014

NOTES // Journeymen/ASICS Northeast Duals

Three duals await the Boilermakers (3-0) on Saturday in Troy, N.Y.

11/23/2014

Boilermakers Beat Indiana Tech, Upset No. 18 Northern Iowa

Upset of the Panthers marked Purdue's first win over a ranked opponent since 2013.

11/22/2014

Notes // Purdue vs. Indiana Tech, No. 18 Northern Iowa

The Boilermakers will make their first appearance of the season in Holloway on Sunday.

CAREER RECORDS
Overall Record // 17-4
Dual Record // 1-0
B1G Dual Record // 0-0
Tournament Record // 16-4
Decisions // 6-2
Major Decisions // 1-2
Technical Falls // 1-0
Falls // 6-0
Shutouts // 1-0

2014-15 / 174
Season Record // 17-4
Dual Record // 1-0
B1G Dual Record // 0-0
Tournament Record // 16-4
Decisions // 6-2
Major Decisions // 1-2
Technical Falls // 1-0
Falls // 6-0
Shutouts // 1-0

Awards & Honors
• Academic-All B1G

Tournaments
• Placed fifth at Michigan State Open (unattached) (11/2)
• Competed at Roadrunner Open (11/16)
• Purple Raider Open 174-pound champion (1/18)
• Greyhound Open runner-up (2/7)

• Competed at ASICS UWW University Nationals 80 kg (5/30)

Season Notes
• Led the team with most wins in a single tournament (6 - Michigan State Open), three-point near falls in a single match (4), most back points in a single match (14), season total three-point nearfalls (14) and tied for most back points (54; 6 2NF, 14 3NF)
• Half of wins were with bonus points (1 MD, 1 TF, 6 F) ... six falls was third most on team
• +42 scoring advantage in the first period ranked second on team ... +22 in second ranked fifth ... was +26 in the third • Averaged 6.5 points per match ... tied for fourth on team
• Won six-straight bouts after losing opening match to 11th-ranked Mark Martin of Ohio State (6-2) en route to fifth-place showing at Michigan State Open ... pinned last two opponents, including 4:04 stick of No. 14 Shane Hughes of Columbia in fifth-place match
• Pinned Indiana Tech's Antonio Rodriguez in 1:46 in his first dual appearance of career
• Went 5-0 on way to winning Purple Raider Open title ... won with two decisions, a tech fall and a pin
• Won two matches with bonus points in runner-up finish at Greyhound Open

2013-14 
• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year varsity letterwinner at Oconto Falls High School
• Won three Wisconsin High School state championships in dominating fashion
• Was relentless en route to his second Division II 170-pound title, recording a 54-second fall, a 16-0 technical fall and an 18-4 major decision in the 2013 championship bout
• Posted a 9-0 major decision in 2012 title match at 170
• Captured the 2011 state title at 171 pounds with a 16-0 technical fall in the championship match
• Suffered overtime loss to finish as the 160-pound runner up as a freshman
• Scored bonus points in seven of 12 matches wrestled in state tournament (2 MD, 2 TF, 3 F)
• Went undefeated as a sophomore and senior (47-0)
• Final record of 184-4
• Three-time ASICS USAW Folkstyle Nationals placewinner, including the 2013 170-pound title
• Took third in freestyle and sixth in Greco-Roman at 2013 ASICS/Vaughan Junior & Cadet National Championships, both at 170

PERSONAL
• Full Name: Jacob Riley Morrissey
• Major: Law and Society
• Birthday: October 4, 1994
• City Born: Green Bay, Wisconsin
• Parents: Matt and Diane Morrissey
• Siblings: One brother, Cullan

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