Jon Morales
Jon  Morales


Kirklin, Ind.

High School:
Western Boone

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184



Wrestling Hands out Season Awards

Redshirt senior, NCAA qualifier Luke Welch named Most Outstanding Wrestler


Mackey Mayhem Returns for Home Finale

Seniors Jacob Morrissey and Luke Welch to be honored after dual


WR Set to Hammer Down Cancer, Indiana

Purdue faces Michigan State at home Friday, at Indiana Sunday


No. 24 WR Opens Weekend at Holloway

Second of three consecutive weekends with split duals for Purdue


Double-Dual on Deck for Wrestlers

No. 24 Boilermakers to host a pair of opponents Sunday

2017-18 / AS A JUNIOR

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-Big Ten

• Competed at Michigan State Open (11/5)
• Competed at Navy Classic (11/18)
• Placed fifth at Northern Iowa Open (12/9)
• Placed fifth at Purple Raider Open (12/9)

Season Notes
• Wrestled all but two matches at 184 ... made a pair of dual starts filling in at 197 (Princeton, Michigan).
• Beat Missouri’s Matt Striegel 8-7 in the fifth-place match of the Northern Iowa Open.
• Took fifth-place match of the Purple Raider Open with 5-2 decision over Central Michigan’s Hunter Rollins.

2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE

• Competed at Eastern Michigan Open (11/5)
• Competed at Purple Raider Open (1/15)
• Placed sixth at Greyhound Open (unattached) (2/5)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 86 kg (6/4)

Season Notes
• Wrestled at 197 pounds at season-opening Eastern Michigan Open ... competed at 184 pounds at two other tournaments during his second season with the Boilermakers.
• Went 3-3 at Greyhound Open with two wins by fall ... recorded quick pin of career with a 1:32 stick of IU Southeast’s Joseph Bortka in first round ... had another first-period pin in wrestlebacks.

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN

• Competed in Freshman/Sophomore Division at Michigan State Open (11/15)
• Competed at Pat Flanagan Open (1/9)
• Placed fourth at Purple Raider Open (1/17)
• Placed sixth at Greyhound Open (2/6)

Season Notes
• Wrestled at 184 pounds
• Seven reversals tied for third most on the team ... averaged 4.7 points per match
• Made first career dual start at 184 vs. Eastern Michigan
• Went 4-2 to place fourth at Purple Raider Open ... picked up first technical fall of career in 4:33, beating Garrett Smead of Mercyhurst North East 16-1 ... three other wins were decisions
• Pinned Kenneth Campbell of Cumberlands (Ky.) in 1:58 for first career fall ... win was the first of three straight in wrestlebacks on his way to a sixth-place finish at the Greyhound Open ... went 3-3 at the tournament

• 2015 Cliff Keen USA Wrestling Folkstyle Nationals All-American with fourth-place finish at 182 pounds
• 2015 Indiana High School Athletic Association state finals qualifier at 182 pounds
• Placed fifth at 182 pounds at 2014 IHSAA tournament
• Named Western Boone's Most Valuable Wrestler during senior season
• High school record of 125-32 (18-9, 28-9, 40-8, 39-6)
• 2014 Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association Academic All-State Honorable Mention

• Full Name: Jonathan Morales
• Majors: Agricultural systems management, agricultural economics
• Minor: Farm management
• Birthday: January 22, 1997
• City Born: Kokomo, Indiana
• Parents: Vitalino and Heidy Morales
• Siblings: Two younger brothers, Kevin and Andres


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