Jon Morales
Jon  Morales


Kirklin, Ind.

High School:
Western Boone

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184



WR Returns to East Coast for Navy Classic

Navy Classic is first of three regular season team tournaments for Boilermakers


Boilermaker Duals Wrestling's Home Opener

Four teams will compete on two mats Sunday


10 Bouts on Wrestle-Offs Docket

Intrasquad action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday


Open Tournament Season Review

Grapplers captured three titles and placed 37 times


Ersland Adds Six to Incoming Class

Middle and upper weights emphasized in eight-member class of 2015-16

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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