Jon Morales
Jon  Morales


Kirklin, Ind.

High School:
Western Boone

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 184



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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