Patrick Kissel
Patrick  Kissel

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Sheboygan, Wis.

High School:
Oostburg

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 184

Birthdate:
05/13/1992



04/15/2015

2014-15 Wrestling Season Recap

Boilermakers turned a new corner under the direction of first-year head coach Tony Ersland.

03/19/2015

Four Grapplers Alive in Wrestlebacks

Session III will get underway Friday at 11 a.m. ET.

03/12/2015

2015 NCAA Wrestling Championships Central

March 19-21 // Scottrade Center // St. Louis, Mo.

03/08/2015

All Five Purdue Wrestling Seniors NCAA Bound

Boilermakers register 37.5 points with five placewinners at B1G Championships.

03/08/2015

Seven Grapplers Earn Auto Bids to NCAA Championships

Lawrence, Robinson, Kissel and D. Welch earn first trip to national tournament.

CAREER RECORDS
Overall Record // 56-45
Dual Record // 24-21
B1G Dual Record // 6-14
Tournament Record // 32-24
Decisions // 31-35
Major Decisions // 8-9
Technical Falls // 0-0
Falls // 13-1
Shutouts // 8-0

• Tenth four-time Academic All-B1G selection in program history
• One of three Boilermakers to have twice earned NWCA All-Academic honors
• Was not shut out in 101 career matches


2014-15 // REDSHIRT SENIOR // 184
Season Record // 17-15
Dual Record // 7-8
B1G Dual Record // 2-6
Tournament Record // 10-7
Decisions // 11-12
Major Decisions // 0-3
Technical Falls // 0-0
Falls // 5-0
Shutouts // 1-0

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-B1G
• NWCA All-Academic

Tournaments
• Placed second at Michigan State Open (unattached) (11/2)
• Placed fifth at Roadrunner Open (11/16)
• Competed at B1G Championships (3/7-8)
• NCAA Championships qualifier (3/19)

Season Notes
• Career best five falls in a season ... third most on team
• Career high seven two-point nearfalls
• Started in 15 of 18 duals ... scored 27 dual points
• Held scoring advantages in the second (+26) and third (+5) periods as well as in overtime (+3), where he had a 3-1 record
• Registered fastest pin of career with a 39-second stick of Dylan Bollinger (unattached - CSU Bakersfield) in the Roadrunner Open 184-pound wrestlebacks ... 39-second pin was also the team's fastest of the season
• Won four-straight matches after losing opening bout at Roadrunner Open on his way to a fifth-place finish ... posted 5-2 record with back-to-back falls and three decisions
• Pinned Northern Iowa's Kyle Lux in 5:48 to push Purdue ahead 18-12 in an eventual 21-15 upset of the 18th-ranked Panthers
• Filled in at 197 against North Carolina and decisioned Chip Ness 8-5
• Gave Purdue a 19-13 lead against No. 19 Northwestern thanks to a 8-1 win over Mitch Sliga ... Purdue went on to upset the Wildcats 22-17
• Went 2-2 at B1G Championships ... earned automatic bid to NCAAs with an 11-0 major decision of Rutgers' Anthony Pafumi ... avenged dual loss to John Rizqallah of Michigan State with dramatic sudden victory pin (7:48) in final match of the tournament
• Went 0-2 at NCAA Championships ... met top-seeded and eventual national champion Gabe Dean of Cornell in first round

2013-14 // REDSHIRT JUNIOR // 174
Season Record // 12-13
Dual Record // 5-6
B1G Dual Record // 1-6
Tournament Record // 7-7
Decisions // 8-11
Major Decisions // 1-2
Technical Falls // 0-0
Falls // 3-0
Shutouts // 0-0

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-B1G

Tournaments
• Competed at Michigan State Open (11/9)
• Competed at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (12/6)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29-30)
• Competed at B1G Championships (3/8)

Season Notes
• Moved to 174 after spending last year at 184
• Tied for second on the team in reversals with eight
• Scored 122 total points and 22 dual team points
• Entered dual lineup against Chattanooga and clinched the dual for Purdue by pinning Levi Clemons in 1:25 ... fall was the fastest of his career and sixth fastest on the team
• Went 4-2 at Midlands Championships
• Notched a 4-2 upset of No. 17 Cody Caldwell of Northern Iowa for first career win over a ranked opponent

2012-13 // REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE // 184
Season Record // 21-9
Dual Record // 12-3
B1G Dual Record // 3-1
Tournament Record // 9-6
Decisions // 11-8
Major Decisions // 5-1
Technical Falls // 0-0
Falls // 3-0
Shutouts // 4-0

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-B1G
• NWCA All-Academic

Tournaments
• Competed at Eastern Michigan Open (11/3)
• Placed sixth at Northern Iowa Open (12/8)
• Competed at Midlands Championships (12/29)

Season Notes
• First career season at 184 pounds, despite missing significant parts of the season due to injuries
• Scored a pair of falls at the Northern Illinois Duals
• Went 5-3 at the Northern Iowa Open
• Posted a 2-1 mark at the Midlands Championships before defaulting due to injury
• Posted a pair of major decisions in B1G dual wins against Wisconsin and at Northwestern, and a thrilling come-from-behind win against Michigan
• Missed the B1G Championships due to a season-ending injury
• Ranked among the team leaders in wins (21), win percentage (.700), falls (3), major decisions (5) and team points (53)

2011-12 // SOPHOMORE

Awards & Honors
• Academic All-B1G

Season Notes
• Redshirted

2010-11 // FRESHMAN // 165/84
Season Record // 6-8
Dual Record // 1-4
B1G Dual Record // 0-1
Tournament Record // 6-4
Decisions // 1-4
Major Decisions // 2-3
Technical Falls // 0-0
Falls // 2-1
Shutouts // 3-0

Tournaments
• Wisconsin Open runner-up (12/4)
• Cleveland State Open runner-up (12/11)
• Competed at National Collegiate Open (2/19)

Season Notes
• Competed in 14 matches during rookie campaign, going 6-5 at 165 pounds and 0-3 at 184 pounds
• Went 2-1 at the Wisconsin Open, posting his first career major decision and fall en route to a second-place effort
• Took second at 165 at the Cleveland State Open, going 4-1 with a major decision and a fall
• Filled in at 184 pounds against Iowa, suffering a loss in his first career bout at the weight

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-time varsity letterwinner at Oostburg High School
• Two-time Wisconsin State High School Champion, winning state titles as a junior and senior
• Placed third at the state meet as a sophomore; finished 158-9 in his high school career with more than 70 pins

PERSONAL
• Full Name: Patrick John Kissel
• Major: Hospitality and Tourism Management
• Birthday: May 13, 1992
• City Born: Sheboygan, Wisconsin
• Parents: Andy and Tracy Kissel
• Siblings: One sister, Jessica, and two brothers, Josh and A.J., who also wrestled at Purdue (2008-12)