Brenton Beard
Brenton Beard

RS Junior

Liberty Lake, Wash.

High School:
Home Schooled




Golden Gophers Hand Out Postseason Awards

Zach Sanders voted team MVP second straight year


Brad Dozeal wins Greco-Roman Title at FILA Junior Nationals

Storley and Schiller take second place in freestyle


Minnesota Earns Nine Titles at the 41st Annual Bison Open

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


Minnesota Wrestling Kick-Off Set for Saturday

Fans are welcome to attend a free practice and have lunch prior to the Minnesota vs Iowa football game

2011-12 • FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 2-3
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 0
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 1

Wrestled in two open tournaments in his first season with the Gophers • Finished the year with a record of 2-3 • Won two matches at the Bison Open, defeating North Dakota's Phil LeVine by a 5-2 decision and Travis Borchert of Southwest Minnesota State by a 5-3 decision.

Was home schooled • Finished third at the state meet in his senior year • Placed first at the Northwest Regionals • multiple state championships in Freestyle and Greco • High school coaches were Tommy Owen, Mike Bundy, Corey Fish, Ryan Butner and Rich Giampietri • Earned four letters in wrestling and two letters in football • Won the 2010 coaches award • 2010 Most Near Falls award.

Born on May 24, 1992 • Parents are Ron and Cindy Beard • Undecided on major • Father played football at Black Hills State University • Mother was on the track and field team at Montana State University • Has nine other siblings • Enjoys camping, swimming, spending time with family and friends as well as officiating for USA Wrestling.

Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2011-12 125 2-3 2-3 - - - - - 1 - - - - -
Total 2-3 2-3 - - - - - 1 - - - - -


Gophers Head to Stillwater for Sunday Showdown


Minnesota renews its most-contested non-conference rivalry of the past quarter-century when it takes on No. 3 Oklahoma State this weekend

Gopher Wrestlers Talk Turkey (and other foods too)


In honor of the Thanksgiving season, Gopher wrestlers share their favorite holiday foods

Coach's Corner: November 25


In this week's installment of Coach's Corner, Brandon Eggum breaks down the Gophers 22-12 win last Saturday and looks at the lineup going forward

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