Kyle Ayersman
Kyle  Ayersman

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Dyer, Ind.

High School:
Lake Central

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 141

Birthdate:
03/26/1994

03/10/2016

Open Tournament Season Review

Grapplers captured three titles and placed 37 times

01/08/2015

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

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

12/29/2014

NOTES // 52nd Ken Kraft Midlands Championships

15 Boilermakers will be in action at the two-day tournament hosted by Northwestern.

11/27/2014

NOTES // Journeymen/ASICS Northeast Duals

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

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.

Stats, Records, Match-by-Match

2015-16
Tournaments
• Competed at Eastern Michigan Open (11/7)
• Placed sixth at Michigan State Open (unattached) (11/15)
• Wisconsin Open runner-up (12/5)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Placed third at Purple Raider Open (1/17)
• University Nationals 65 kg freestyle runner-up (6/4)

Season Notes
• Moved to 141 pounds full time after splitting time at 133 and 141 last season
• Filled in at 149 in two early-season non-conference duals ... picked up a 10-3 decision against Bloomsburg's Ryan Snow (11/20)
• Had the highest percentage (.667) of scoring first among wrestlers that had 20-or more matches ... scored first in 18 of his 27 matches
• Tied for most technical falls with three, which was also a career high ... held opponents scoreless in the three tech falls, outscoring them 48-0
• Tied for second in tournament wins (16) and riding time points (11) ... his 18 wins were the third-most on the team ... nine bonus point victories tied for third most (2 MD, 3 TF, 4 F)
• Pinned a career high four opponents ... had first under-60 pin of career in semifinals of Wisconsin Open, sticking CSU Bakersfield's Russell Rohlfing in 54 seconds
• Went 5-1 on his way to a third-place finish at the Purple Raider Open ... scored a major decision, a technical fall and a pin, along with a decision and he received a medical forfeit

2014-15
Tournaments
• Placed fifth at Michigan State Open (unattached) (11/2)
• Placed fifth at Roadrunner Open (11/16)
• Competed at Purple Raider Open (141) (1/18)
• Placed fourth at Greyhound Open (141) (2/7)
• Competed in freestyle at University Nationals at 65 kg (5/30)

Season Notes
• Posted 9-3 mark at 133 before finishing season at 141, where he went 6-4
• Scored first in 82 percent of matches
• Outscored opponents in each of the three periods (+23, +13, +14)
• Gave up less than one minute of accumulated riding time during the season
• Went 5-1 unattached at Michigan State Open with a pair of bonus point victories and three shutouts
• Went 4-2 at Roadrunner Open with two major decisions and a fall

2013-14
Tournaments
• Competed at Michigan State Open (11/9)
• Competed at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/6)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)
• Placed third at Purple Raider Open (1/18)
• Placed third at Greyhound Open (2/1)

Season Notes
• 15 win total ranked seventh on team
• Strung together four straight wins spanning Purple Raider and Greyhound Opens (3 D, 1 MD)
• Needed just 1:43 to pin Duke's Brandon Gambucci in his dual debut ... eighth fastest fall on the team

2012-13
• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-time Indiana state champion for Lake Central High School
• Took third at state tournament as a freshman
• High school record of 193-2 (49-1, 40-1, 52-0, 52-0)
• Two-time Lake Central Male Co-Athlete of the Year
• Ranked as a top-100 recruit by InterMat and finished the year with a top-20 ranking at 126 pounds
• Named the No. 2 senior in the state by IndianaMat.com and the No. 1 wrestler in Indiana at 126 pounds

PERSONAL
• Full Name: Kyle Joseph Ayersman
• Major: History
• Birthday: March 26, 1994
• City Born: Munster, Indiana
• Parents: Tim and Catherine Ayersman
• Siblings: One sister, Elizabeth
• Notes: Uncle, Jeff Ayersman, also wrestled at Purdue

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