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Jake Tindle
Jake Tindle
Weight: 197
Year: R-Senior
Hometown: Troy, Ill.
High School: Triad HS
Major: Biochemistry

2016-17: Qualified and competed at the NCAA Division I Championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis ... Champion at 197 pounds at the Southern Conference Championships ... Defeated top seed Sawyer Rott (Citadel) in the championship match 11-4 ... Advanced to SoCon title match with a technical fall over third-seeded Willie Bivens of Campbell ... Completed season with a 19-12 record, including one fall, two technical falls and four major decisions.

2015-16: Recorded 16-14 mark during the season with a 4-2 record in Southern Conference dual matches ... Placed third at 197 pounds at the SoCon Championships with an 11-1 major decision over Appalachian State's Randall Diabe ... Collected a 4-2 record in SoCon dual matches and a 7-9 overall record in dual matches ... Gained technical fall over Campbell's Austin McNeil in SIUE's 24-18 over the Camels ... His final two matches of the season were major decision victories.

2014-15: Became first wrestler of SIUE's Division I era to win a match at the NCAA Division I Championship in St. Louis ... Defeated Northwestern's Alex Polizzi 9-7 in the opening round of the national championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis ... Won the Southern Conference 197-pound weight class with three straight wins over Davidson's Ian Solcz, Chattanooga's Scottie Boykin, and The Citadel's Marshall Haas ... Two of his three wins at the SoCon Championship avenged SoCon regular season losses ... Posted 18-20 record with two technical falls and one major decision ... Academic All-Conference selection.

2013-14: Posted 10-6 record wrestling unattached for the season.

2012-13: Finished with an overall record of 5-7 and a record of 2-4 in dual meets at 184 pounds...Also went 0-1 at 197 pounds...Posted two technical falls.

Prep: Lost only one match his senior season at Triad High School and completed the year with a 52-1 record ... Placed third at the Illinois High School State Championships in 2012 and fourth in 2011 ... Will likely compete at the 165- or 174-pound weight class at SIUE. ... Class Valedictorian ... Member of the East/West All-Star duals ... Named a Scholar-Athlete by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and as an Illinois State Scholar ... Competing for Illinois Orange, Tindle placed fifth at the 2011 NWCA Scholastic Duals. He took fourth at the Midwest Nationals for Team Narnia.