Chase O'Connor
Chase  O'Connor

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kasson, Minn.

High School:
Kasson-Mantorville HS

Last College:
Rochester Community and Technical College

Weight:
HWT


06/04/2017

Five Gophers Place at University Nationals

Tommy Thorn marched to the title bout at 65 kilograms, while teammates Ethan Lizak, Skyler Petry, Bobby Steveson and Rylee Streifel all reached the podium

06/02/2017

Gophers Send 14 to University Nationals

Spread across seven different weight classes, 14 current Gophers will wrestle freestyle in Akron, Ohio this weekend in one of the nation’s top summer tournaments for collegiate wrestlers

05/22/2017

Ness Brothers Qualify for World Team Trials

Gopher alums Jayson and Dylan Ness won the 61- and 70-kilogram titles at Saturday’s Last Chance Qualifier in Rochester, clinching spots at June’s World Team Trials

02/01/2016

Brancale Captures North Country Open Title

Second straight title for Brancale headlines six placing performances from Gophers

01/17/2016

Gophers Win Four Titles at Worthington Open

Minnesota sends five to the finals as eight place, including a foursome of first-time individual champions

2016-17 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Overall Record:
- -
Dual Meet Record:
- -
Big Ten Record:
- -
Pins:
- -
Major Decisions:
- -
Technical Falls:
- -

Did not compete in 2016-17 season

2015-16 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)
Overall Record:
1-4
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: - -

Made collegiate debut with win in first match over Quinn Bullard (Southwest Minnesota State) at Worthington Open • competed at two open tournaments, wrestling in five matches


HIGH SCHOOL
Three-time wrestling letter winner • Two-time All-Conference honoree • Two-time All-State selection • Also won three letters in football (one-time all-conference honoree) and two letters in track (two-time all-conference honoree) • Member of National Honor Society • Coached by Broc Threinen, Erik Myran and Jaime Hiedt


PERSONAL
Son of Tim and Deb O'Connor • Has two siblings, Mikayla and Keagan • Most memorable sports thrill was Kasson-Mantorville beating Simley for the 2013 Minnesota state team title • Away from wrestling, enjoys fishing and hunting • Plans to major in sport management with a minor in leadership



Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2015-16 (RS) 1-4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Totals - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -



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7/17/2017

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Eggum Tours Athletes Village

6/28/2017

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