Concordia University Wisconsin Athletics

 

Wrestling

 
Casey Kenealy
Casey Kenealy
Weight: 165
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hartford, Wis.
High School: Hartford Union
Major: Criminal Justice
Pronunciation: KIN-al-e

2013-14 Season (Junior): Finished the season with a 32-13 overall record and a 7-2 record in dual matches…Won three bouts by fall, three by technical fall, four by major decision and 22 by decision…On three different occasions won five bouts in a row…Began the season with a third place finish at the UW-Stevens Point Open (Nov. 9) after going 3-1, including a 10-0 major decision victory…Placed fourth at the MSOE Invitational (Dec. 7) after finishing 4-2, which included back-to-back wins by fall, including his fastest of the season in 29 seconds…Took third at the North Central College Invitational (Dec. 14) after losing his first bout and winning five consecutive, including a 15-0 technical fall win…Finished seventh at the Pete Wilson Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) with a 4-2 record…Won the Northern Wrestling Association Tournament (Feb. 15) at 165 pounds…Won his second bout at the NCAA Division III Midwest Regionals by a close 6-5 decision.

2012-13 Season (Sophomore): Finished 26-17 at 165 lbs., doubling his win total from his freshman campaign...Earned a first place finish at the Northern Wrestling Association Tournament (Feb. 23), defeating Greg Ventris (Knox College) with a 12-2 major decision...Posted a 2-2 record at the NCAA Division III West Regional (Mar. 2) including gaining an 18-0 tech. fall win over Jacob Hoffstatter (UW-Eau Claire) and pinning Randy Wade (UW-Platteville)...Placed fourth at the North Central College Invitational (Dec. 8) going 3-2 during the meet...Won a season-high five straight matches from Feb. 8-Feb. 23...Posted a 3-2 record at the CUW Open (Nov. 17) which included a 10-0 major decision victory over Kory Schmelzer (Elsworth Community College)...Won six matches by fall.

2011-12 Season (Freshman): Finished 13-22 at 165 lbs. during his freshman season...Placed 2nd at Elmhurst College ‘Al Hanke’ Invite, winning a 6-4 overtime decision against the University of Chicago’s Devon Range in the semifinals...Took 2nd at the Northern Wrestling Association Meet in February...Recorded 28 takedowns, to go along with 30 near-falls (2 & 3-pt.).

High School (Hartford Union): 
Placed fifth at WIAA Division 1 State Meet senior year at 145 lbs., finishing 44-11 in 2010-11...Qualified for WIAA State Meet junior year, going 38-12...Career high school record 99-44...Attended same high school as assistant coach Kyle Becker...Coached in high school by Steve Best.

Personal: Son of Steve and Mary Nachreiner...Has one older sister, Katie Kenealy...Has tow older brothers, Patrick Kenealy and Mark Nachreiner.