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

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.