Joel Bauman
Joel  Bauman

RS Senior

Kerkhoven, Minn.

High School:
Kerkhoven-Mudock HS




Four Gophers Win Titles at Finn Grinaker Cobber Open

Minnesota dominates 149, 157, 184, and 197 weight classes


Minnesota Crowns Five Champions at Bison Open

Gophers go undefeated on the day to capture titles


Minnesota Takes on Iowa at the NWCA Final Four

NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals


Gophers Sit in Second Place after Day 1 of Southern Scuffle

Penn State leads overall tournament


Minnesota Earns Nine Titles at the 41st Annual Bison Open

Gophers take on No. 5 Cornell and No. 1 Penn State next weekend

2012-13 • SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 5-1
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 0

Finished the 2012-13 season with a 5-1 overall record • Finish second at the Bison Open after defeating Micah Larson of Southwest Minnesota in the semifinals by a 8-3 decision before falling to teammate No. 11 Scott Schiller in a 4-1 decision • Earned title at the Finn Grinaker Open after going undefeated finishing the finals with a 7-3 decision over St. Cloud State's Chris Brassell.

Overall Record: 14-8
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 0

Wrestled in 25 matches in open tournaments in his redshirt freshman season • Competed at the Southern Scuffle, Bison and North Country Open's at 184 pounds • Wrestled 197 pounds at the North Country Open • Went 3-1 at the Bison Open, including a pin against Mike Wilde of North Dakota State at the 1:49 mark • Won a title at the Husky Open • Picked up a 12-4 major over Matt Pfarr of St. Johns • Finished 4-2 at the Southern Scuffle • Pinned Josh Tuck of The Citadel at 6:58 • Picked up a 16-5 major against Will Brown of Army • Scored a 15-4 major over Luke Sheriden of Indiana • Letterwinner.

2010-11 • FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 11-4
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 2
Technical Falls: 0

An uprising freshman who finished his first season with an overall record of 11-4 • Recorded one pin and two major decisions • Won his first title at the North Country Open 11-5 decision over Alex Kratkramer of Augsburg and then added two major decisions to reach the semifinals • Outscored Erik Rogness of St. Cloud State 13-5 in his second-round match and then came out ahead against Cody Pahan 10-2 • Championship match was a 7-2 decision over Mitchell Hagan of St. John's • Finished fourth at the Kaufman-Brand Open • Finished fourth at the Bison Open losing a 3-0 decision to Ken Moenkedick in the consolation bracket finals.

A 2010 graduate of Kerkhoven-Murdock High School • Captured two consecutive Minnesota state titles at 189-pounds in his final two high school campaigns • USA Junior National All-American • Ranked No. 10 nationally at 189-pounds by Amateur Wrestling News • Teammate of current Gopher wrestler Kevin Steinhaus at Kerkhoven-Murdock.
Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2010-11 184 14-8 14-7 - - - 1 3 - - - - - -
2011-12 197 11-4 11-4 - - - 1 2 - - - 1:49 - -20
2012-13 197 5-1 5-1 - - - 1 1 - 0-1 - - - -


30-13 30-12 - - - 3 6 - 0-1 - 1:49 - -


McKee and Kroells Set for U23 World Championships

McKee and Kroells Set for U23 World Championships

11/22/2017 - Wrestling

With Minnesota set to take the holiday weekend off, one of the biggest events of the year will be taking place in Bydgoszcz, Poland at the U23 World Championships.

Coach's Corner With Brandon Eggum Nov. 22

Coach's Corner With Brandon Eggum Nov. 22

11/22/2017 - Wrestling sat down with Head Coach Brandon Eggum to discuss last week's results against No. 16 SDSU and No. 3 Oklahoma State.

Match of the Week - Nov. 21

Match of the Week - Nov. 21

11/21/2017 - Wrestling

Each week the Gophers sit down with a wrestler to discuss the best match of that week. Stay updated with each week with this Match of the Week page that will be updated all season long!

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