Brad Dolezal
Brad  Dolezal


Marshfield, Wis.

High School:
Marshfield HS




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


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


Gophers Kick Off Weekend with Win Against Wildcats

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


Gophers Complete B1G Comeback in Win over Purdue

After falling behind by 12 points, Minnesota rattled off five consecutive wins to turn a possible loss into a five-point victory


Gophers Advance Four to Finals at Husky Open

Four Minnesota wrestlers reached the final matches at their weights on Saturday, with Steve Polakowski and Brad Dolezal winning individual titles

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Overall Record:
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 •
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


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

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


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

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


Born on January 17, 1993 • Plans to major in medical nutrition • Son of Kim and Joe Dolezal • Has two younger siblings; Brook and Ryan • Enjoys football, hunting and fishing

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 - - - - - -
Totals 37-27 1-5 0-3 6 7 2 - - - -


Gophers Capture Junior National Titles


Current Gopher Rylee Streifel and incoming commit Mitch McKee each won freestyle championships at the United World Wrestling Junior Freestyle National Championships

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

Gophers Compete at Olympic Trials


Five Gopher alums wrestled in Iowa City in the hopes of qualifying for the U.S. Olympic Team

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