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    Kaleb Friedley
    Kaleb Friedley


    Kansas City, Mo.

    High School:
    Park Hill



    Pariano Previews 2012-13 Northwestern Wrestling Season

    Wildcats host wrestle-offs in Ken Kraft Wrestling Complex Saturday at 10 a.m.


    NU Contingent Wrestles at 2012 FILA Junior National Championships

    Oster, Friedley and Tsirtsis qualify for FILA Junior World Team Trials


    Celebrate the 2011-12 Wrestling Season at Banquet, Golf Outing

    Annual banquet scheduled for May 5, golf outing set for May 21


    Welch in Semifinals, McMullan Still Competing at NCAA's

    Welch assured All-America status, meets Iowa's Derek St. John in semifinal bout


    'Cats Begin NCAA Championships With Four Wins

    Northwestern goes 4-2 in Session I, Session II slated for 6:30 p.m. tonight

    2011-12 Northwestern Match-by-Match Results Get Acrobat Reader

    2011-12: Finished the season with a 22-13 record at 149 ... Went 8-4 in dual action ... Qualified for his second NCAA championships and went 2-2, including a pin of Lock Haven's Owen Wilkinson ... Automatic qualifier for NCAA's and wrestled above his No. 8 seed by placing seventh at the 2012 Big Ten Championships ... Upset No. 7 seed/No. 19 Eric Terrazas of Illinois, 5-4, to place seventh ... Second on the NU squad with nine pins ... Recorded two falls in less than a minute at the Keystone Classic (0:45, 0:48), his fastest falls of the season ... Seven of his nine falls were first-period pins ... Finished third at the Keystone Classic ... Went 4-2 at Midlands, winning two of those bouts by fall ... Placed sixth at the 2012 FILA Junior National Championships (April, 2012) in the 145.5 lbs./66 kg freestyle division ... Qualified for U.S. Junior World Team Trials.

    2010-11: Northwestern's starter at 141 pounds and a 2011 NCAA Championships qualifier ... 25-11 overall record with team-leading 13 falls, including two in the Big Ten Championships ... Had a stretch of five consecutive falls in November-December ... 0-2 in first trip to NCAA Championships with two three-point losses ... Against Northern Iowa's Aaron Senzee, trailed 7-1 in the first period before coming back to win 13-9 ... Took third at the Keystone Classic with three consecutive falls in the wrestlebacks ... Edged Mitchell Ritchey of Indiana, 6-5, in Big Ten opener ... 1-2 at Midlands Championships ... Two pins in Big Ten dual matches (vs. Daryl Thomas of Illinois and Jake Fleckenstein of Purdue) ... Fell by 6-4 decision to seventh-ranked Andrew Alton of Penn State in the fifth-place match at Big Ten Championships ... Lost a hard-fought 7-3 decision to No. 1-ranked Kellen Russell of Michigan in dual action ... Finished regular season with a pin and two major decisions in Big Ten dual matches.

    High School: Career record of 136-13, including a 38-1 mark as a senior ... InterMat's 66th-ranked overall senior recruit in the nation ... Named honorable mention ASICS All-American at 145 pounds in 2010 ... Two-time state champion and third-place finisher as a sophomore ... Helped Park Hill win the 2009 Class 4 Missouri state championship after it placed second in 2008 ... Two-time district champion and all-conference selection ... Recorded 81 pins through junior season ... Took fifth at the 2009 Super 32 tournament at 140 pounds ... Second-place finisher at 2009 FILA Cadet Nationals at 152 pounds ... Member of Team Central Wrestling Club ... Two-time Cadet All-American.

    Personal: Born Kaleb N. Friedley ... Son of Dwight and Maureen Friedley ... Chose Northwestern over Wisconsin, Old Dominion and Iowa State ... Favorite athlete is Tom Brady ... Majoring in sociology.

    Season Overall W-L Dual Meet W-L Big Ten W-L Dual Points For-Against Big Ten Champs. NCAA
    Pins For-Against Tech Falls For-Against Major Dec. For-Against
    2010-11 25-11 16-3 5-2 77-12 6th DNP (0-2) 13-3 1-0 6-2
    2011-12 22-13 8-4 3-4 30-13 7th DNP (2-2) 9-4 0-0 2-2
    Career 47-24 24-7 8-6 112-25 -- -- 22-7 1-0