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    Kelly Madden
    Kelly Madden
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pekin

    High School:
    Pekin Community

    Weight:
    133

    Birthdate:
    07/07/1980

    2001-2002: Finished the season 2-2 as a backup at 141 pounds ... Earned third Varsity ?I? award.

    2000-2001: Was the starter at 133 pounds for most of the season ? Compiled a record of 17-11 with one fall ? Finished in fourth place at the Missouri Open ? Was 3-1 in Big Ten dual meet action wining matches against Brian Smiley of Indiana, Marat Tomaev of Penn State and Jeff Ratliff of Ohio State ? Registered three pins, including a career-best 1:53 at Central Missouri ... Earned second career Varsity ?I? award.

    1999-2000: Battled for the starting spot at 133 pounds and compiled a record of 13-9 overall and 2-2 in dual competition ... Posted a 2-2 record at the St. Louis Open ? Placed fourth at the Northern Iowa Open with a 4-2 mark ? Picked up four more wins at the Midlands en route to an eighth-place showing ... Earned first career Varsity ?I? award.

    1998-99: Redshirt season ? Compiled a 8-3 record wrestling unattached at 133 pounds ? Finished fourth with a 5-2 record in the freshman/sophomore division at the St. Louis Open ? Placed second at the Miami Open.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Placed fifth at the 1998 Junior National Greco-Roman Championships ? Placed sixth at 1998 World Junior Trials ? All-American in folkstyle in 1998 and freestyle in 1997 ? Two-time Greco All-American ? Set several Pekin records, including most wins in a season (43), most takedowns in a season (209) and most team points in a season (249.5) ? Two-time state runner-up and three-time state qualifier ? Won three regionals and two sectionals ? Won two Northern Plains championships ? Four-year wrestling letterwinner ? Lettered in football as a freshman and sophomore.

    PERSONAL: Born July 7, 1980 ? Honor roll student ? Hopes to coach and travel after school ? Majoring in sports management ? Parents are Kelly and Cindy Madden.

    MADDEN?S CAREER STATS
    Year W L F Big Ten NCAA 1999-00 13 9 0 --- --- 2000-01 17 11 1 DNP --- 2001-02 2 2 0 --- --- Total 32 22 1

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