Brad Dolezal
Brad  Dolezal

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marshfield, Wis.

High School:
Marshfield HS

Weight:
157

Experience:
3L


05/13/2016

Graduating Gophers

Minnesota graduates four wrestlers from this year’s roster, each with their own unique path forward now that their collegiate wrestling careers have ended

05/12/2016

Graduating Gophers: Brad Dolezal

Whenever Minnesota needed someone to step in to a middle weight match on a moment’s notice for the past several years, the Gophers could always count on Brad Dolezal

04/25/2016

Gopher Wrestling Wraps Up Season at Awards Banquet

Program celebrates the outstanding individual accomplishments of the previous season and the careers of its senior class

02/07/2016

Gophers Take Border Battle Over Badgers

A tech fall by Brett Pfarr at 197 pounds provides the needed bonus points in a 17-16 win

02/05/2016

Gophers Kick Off Weekend with Win Against Wildcats

Minnesota extends winning streak against Northwestern to 14 matches with Friday's victory

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three-time letterwinner ('13, '15, '16)
  • 2015 Husky Open champion
  • 2014 Dubuque Open champion
  • 2012 Bison Open champion

2015-16 • REDSHIRT SENIOR
Overall Record:
6-5
Dual Meet Record: 0-3 
Big Ten Record: 0-3 
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: - -


Letterwinner • wrestled in three duals • had two matches against ranked opponents • went undefeated to win title at Husky Open • earned a major decision against Boone Young (Augsburg) in opening round of Husky Open • was only Gopher senior to wrestle in a dual this season 

2014-15 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR

Overall Record:
5-9
Dual Meet Record: 0-1
Big Ten Record: 0-1
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: - -

Letterwinner • Wrestled in his first Big Ten dual since his redshirt freshman season when he took on eventual national champion Isaiah Martinez (Illinois) in a home dual on Jan. 18 • Put together a season-best three-match winning streak during the Luther Open, a streak snapped by teammate Dylan Urbach • Earned first bonus point win of the season at the North Country Open, defeating Brett Bradford (Rochester Community and Technical College), 16-3


2013-14 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

Overall Record: 12-7
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 2
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 1


Finished the season with a 12-7 record • Placed sixth at the Bison Open, defeating Andrew Napieraj of North Dakota State by technical fall and Brandon DeLao of Mary by major decision en route to a 3-3 record at the event • Went 4-2 at North Country Open, with his only defeats coming at the hands of fellow Gopher wrestlers Brandon Kingsley and Zane Zeman • Went 4-0 at University of Dubuque Open, including a pin over Terrence Kubski of Dubuque in his first match at the event


2012-13 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Overall Record: 20-11
Dual Meet Record: 1-4
Big Ten Record: 0-2
Pins: 4
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 1

Letterwinner Finished the season with a 20-11 record, including a 1-4 dual record and a 0-2 Big Ten record • Finished the Darktronics Open in third place • Finished first at the Bison Open (11/10) • won four matches by forfeit • Ended the North Country Open with a 5-1 record • Had a 10-3 decision over Kyle LeDuc of Concordia Moorhead to finish third • had three major decisions


2011-12 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)

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

Wrestled in five open tournaments in his first season • Finished the season with an 14-8 record • Scored three wins by major decision and one by fall • Went 5-2 at the Finn Grinaker Open • Scored a 14-5 major over Jake Long of Concordia • Finished 4-1 at the Husky Open • Won all four matches by decision • Pinned Mike Carlin at the North Country Open at the 2:51 mark • Scored a 11-2 major against James Brazil of St. John's

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Marshfield High School • High school coach was Don Lang • Lettered four years in wrestling and three years in football • Finished with a high school record of 172-7 with three Wisconsin State Championships • Earned three conference championships • Gold Medal (Greco Roman) winner at the 2010 Pan-American games in Manaus, Brazil for team USA • Silver Medal (Freestyle) at the 2010 Pan-American games • Took first place at the 2009 Greco Roman Cadet National Fargo tournament • Cross Face Magazine All-Academic first team (twice), second team (once) • Earned All-State academic honors three times • Won the Marshfield High School Scholar Athlete award four times • Wisconsin Valley Wrestler of the Year • Finished with a 3.5 GPA

PERSONAL

Born on January 17, 1993 • Son of Kim and Joe Dolezal • Has two siblings, Brook and Ryan • Enjoys football, hunting and fishing • Majoring in Nutrition


Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2011-12 (RS) 14-8 - - - - 1 3 - - - - - -
2012-13 20-11 1-4 0-2 4 3 1 - - - -
2013-14 12-7 - - - - 2 3 1 - - - -
2014-15 5-9 0-1 0-1 - - 1 - - - - - -
2015-16 6-5 0-3 0-3 - - 1 - - - - - -
Totals 43-32 1-8 0-6 6 8 2 - - - -

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