Chris Pfarr
Chris  Pfarr


Le Sueur, Minn.

High School:
Le Sueur-Henderson HS




Gophers Rout Cyclones in Regular Season Finale

Minnesota scores 40 points in a dual for the first time in more than three years in a blowout victory over regional rival Iowa State on Sunday in Ames


Ohio State Edges Gophers

After splitting the afternoon's 10 matches, bonus points played the role of tiebreaker Sunday at the Sports Pavilion


Gophers Fall to Hawkeyes

Minnesota took three of the final five matches of the dual, but a slow start was too much to overcome against yet another top-five opponent


Minnesota Steams Past Purdue

The Gophers took seven of 10 matches for the Boilermakers on Sunday, including five bonus point wins that helped power a season-high, 29-point outburst


Highlights: Nebraska and Indiana

Minnesota split a pair of duals over the weekend, dropping a match of runs to Nebraska on Friday before starting fast and running away from Indiana on Sunday


B1G Wrestle1

Bigten Wrestling Day One


Gophers vs Cyclones

National Duals


Gophers vs Air Force

Wrestling Dual vs Falcons

Photo Gallery


  • Two-time letterwinner ('15, '16)
  • Earned first (and second) career dual victories with a pair of wins to open the 2015 Gopher Duals
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten ('15, '16)
  • Finished career-best third at the 2015 Wisconsin Open and 2016 North Country Open

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

Letterwinner • Academic All-Big Ten • won first career dual match against Cale Wilson (Grand Canyon) at Gopher Duals • won seven of first eight matches to start season • placed third at Daktronics Open • earned first period fall over Josh Casperson (South Dakota State) in round of 12 at Daktronics Open • wrestled six matches against ranked opponents • earned an 18-3 technical fall over Alexander Bleeker (North Dakota State) in first match of season • had four matches decided in overtime periods  


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

Letterwinner • Academic All-Big Ten • Competed in four open tournaments while also appearing in three duals early in the season, replacing Scott Schiller who was out with injury • Made his career dual debut in season-opening meet at Air Force, dropping a major decision to Jack Carda • Finished the season with back-to-back third-place finishes in tournaments • Began third-place run at Wisconsin Open with consecutive pins of Justin Benero (Harper College) and teammate Faris Karaborni • Also eanred a major decision during the Wisconsin Open, defeating Taylor Hilderbrandt (Wisconsin-Whitewater), 11-2, in the consolation semifinals • Began North Country Open with a first-period pin against Alex Kubicek (Rochester Community & Technical College) en route to a third-place finish


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

Finished the season with a 11-12 overall record, competing solely in open meets • Recorded his first career pin at Minnesota during the Dragon Open against Trevour Chavez of North Dakota State • Won three matches at North Country Open, one by pin, one by major decision and one by technical fall


2013 graduate of Le Sueur-Henderson High School • Graduated with High Honors • Lettered in football, wrestling and baseball • All-Conference Baseball 2013 • All-Conference Football 2013 • All-Conference Wrestling 2010 and 2013 • All-State wrestling 2011, 2012, and 2013 • Academic All-State


Son of David and Robyn Pfarr • Siblings Matthew, Erin and Brett • Brother Brett also is a Gopher wrestler • Brother Matthew wrestled at St. John's • Lists going to State in football as his most memorable sports thrill • Enjoys hunting, fishing and going to the lake

Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2013-14 (RS) 11-12 - - - - 2 1 1 - - - -
2014-15 11-9 0-3 - - 4 1 - - - - - -
2015-16 9-21 3-14 0-3 1 - - 1 DNP - -
Totals 20-30 3-17 0-3 5 1 1 - - - -


Gophers Rout Cyclones in Regular Season Finale


Minnesota scores 40 points in a dual for the first time in more than three years in a blowout victory over regional rival Iowa State on Sunday in Ames

Streifel Wins Title in Colorado Springs


A foursome of Minnesota wrestlers made the trip to the Air Force Academy over the weekend to compete in the U.S. Collegiate Championships and each won at least one match

Coach’s Corner with Brandon Eggum (Feb. 16)


In this week's Coach's Corner, Brandon Eggum breaks down last Sunday's Senior Day dual against Ohio State and offers a preview of this weekend's regular-season finale against Iowa State.

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