Jake McKiernan
Jake McKiernan
Weight: HWT
Year: R-Senior
Hometown: Richmond, Mich.
High School: Richmond HS
Major: Pre-Business

2018-19: Closed out collegiate career with his only win of the season, a 2:20 pin over Wisconsin's Andrew Salemme in SIUE's regular season dual meet finale ... Recorded 1-5 record.

2017-18: Suffered season-ending injury after recording 1-2 record ... Defeated Drexel's Sean O'Malley 3-0 in SIUE's home opener.

2016-17: Posted overall record of 23-11 for this season… Collected a team-leading 10 falls… Was ranked in the top 25 nationally during the season as a heavyweight in the Southern Conference … Competed at 285 pounds in Southern Conference Championship…  Earned a double win for the Cougars over Gardner-Webb’s Boyce Cornwell (3-2) and South Dakota’s Alex Macki (10-0) division… Scored 3.00 team points… Pulled off top win of collegiate career against No. 6 ranked Illinois wrestler Brooks Black with a 6-0 win… Named Southern Conference wrestler of the Week (Dec. 14).

2015-16: Placed third at heavyweight at the Grand View Open with a 2-1 win over Iowa State's Jon Scanlan ... Also finished third at the Maryville Kaufman/Brand Open with a 12-0 victory over Missouri's Justin Smith ... Recorded 10 falls for the season, including three in a row at the Greyhound Open ... Placed fifth at the Greyhound Open ... Finished season with a 21-10 record.

2014-15: Tabbed by FloWrestling as a wrestler to watch in the future ... Posted 18-6 record as an unattached wrestler ... Participated in seven tournaments ... Earned key victory over Illinois' Brooks Black in a 6:59 fall.

Prep: 2014 Michigan state champion at Richmond High School ... Sixth-place finisher at state meet as a junior ... Four-time conference champion ... Three-sport athlete at Richmond in wrestling, football, and track and field ... Parents are Kevin and Jodi McKiernan.