Cody Yohn
Cody Yohn

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Alamosa, Colo.

High School:
Alamosa HS

Weight:
165

Experience:
3L


05/20/2013

Minnesota Wrestling Presents Team Awards

Tony Nelson named Most Valuable Wrestler

03/23/2013

Minnesota Boasts Eight All-Americans at 2013 NCAA Championships

The Gophers will finish third at the national tournament

03/22/2013

Nelson to Defend Title in Heavyweight Championship

With 68 points, Minnesota sits third headed into the final day of competition

03/22/2013

Nine Still Alive as Storley and Nelson Advance to Semifinals

Minnesota remains in third with 47.5 points

03/21/2013

8 of 10 Wrestlers Remain Alive for Titles after Session I

Minnesota sits third with 11 team points

03/19/2013

Top 10 Moments

Heading into the 2013 NCAA Championships, we count down the top 10 moments from the 2012-13 season.

11/12/2012

Minnesota-Hofstra Recap

Recap of Minnesota's 32-6 win over Hofstra at the Sports Pavilion.

03/08/2012

Top Ten Moments of 2012

Heading into NCAAs, relive the top 10 moments of the 2012 wrestling season.

02/28/2012

National Duals Reflections

Members of the Golden Gophers reflect on their National Duals title.

01/12/2012

Cody Yohn Interview

Gopher wrestler Cody Yohn talks about the current season.

07/13/2012

Cody Yohn

Cody Yohn Action Photos

Photo Gallery

2011-12 • REDSHIRT SENIOR:
Overall Record:
28-13
Dual Meet Record:
11-7
Big Ten Record:
6-2
Pins:
2
Major Decisions:
4
Technical Falls:
2

Finished Big Ten season with 6-2 record • Was 28-13 in Dual matches and 11-7 in dual play • Shared the "Chris Berglin "Most Improved" award with Danny Zilverberg • Earned All-American honors • Finished in seventh place at the NCAA Championships after defeating No. 8 Nicholas Sulzer of Virginia in an 8-5 overtime decision • Took third at the Big Ten Championships • Scored a 6-1 decision over No.18 Wisconsin's Frank Cousins • Saw 3-1 decision over No. 5 Ohio State's Josh Demas • Finished in third place at the Bison Open (11/10) • Finished in seventh overall at the Southern Scuffle (1/2) • Defeated No. 10 Ryan Leblanc of Indiana in a sudden victory (1/13/13) • Had a total of five falls and technical falls on the season • Defeated Josh Demas 3-1 to help the Gophers defeat No. 5 Ohio State • Only Big Ten losses came against No. 8 ranked Conrad Polz of Illinois and No. 17 ranked Nick Moore of Iowa.

2011-12 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR:
Overall Record: 21-11
Dual Meet Record: 10-6
Big Ten Record: 2-5
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 2

Made his third consecutive NCAA appearance • Went 21-11 on the season including being named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week (2/27) • Finished a perfect 4-0 at the National Duals en route to the Gophers team title • Pinned Ross Tice of Kent State in 1:22 • Scored a 6-3 decision over Missouri's Zach Toal in the Gophers regional title match • Scored a big 5-3 overtime win over Iowa's Mike Evans in the National Dual semifinal • Picked up a critical 4-2 overtime victory over Oklahoma State's Dallas Bailey in the National Dual championship • Finished second at the Southern Scuffle after falling to Penn State's David Taylor in the finals • Won the Bison Open (N.D.), going 3-0 including two wins by technical fall • Won his first Big Ten championship match over Indiana's Preston Keiffer 16-0 • Went on to finish fourth at the championships • Letterwinner.

2010-11 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 28-13
Dual Meet Record: 13-7
Big Ten Record: 6-2
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 4
Technical Falls: 2

Made his second consecutive NCAA championships appearance • Went 28-13 overall for the season • 13-7 record in dual matches, 6-2 in the Big Ten regular season • Had one pin, four major decisions and two technical falls • Finished fourth at the 2011 Big Ten Championships, which was better than his previous year when he finished sixth • Opened the season with a 4-0 showing at the Bison Open, collected a technical fall in his opening match of the season against SW Minnesota State's Samuel Bonsu 17-1 and followed that performance with a pin on Jacob Bennett of MS-Moorhead at the 5:00 mark • Went 3-1 at the Kaufman-Brand Open, losing the championship match • Had a successful December going 8-2 and finished second place at the Southern Scuffle • Won his final three regular season matches after defeating Dan Yates of Michigan 10-4, Jake Kemerer of Penn State 8-0 in a major decision and finished with a 6-4 win over Iowa's Aaron Janssen • Earned his second letter.

2009-10 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 23-17
Dual Meet Record: 5-7
Big Ten Record: 3-5
Pins: 2
Major Decisions: 7
Technical Falls: 2

NCAA Qualifier • Placed sixth in his first Big Ten Tournament • Named team's Most Outstanding Freshman • Went 2-2 at the NCAAs after gaining at large bid, first losing 1-5 to No. 17 Justin Kerber of Cornell, then rebounding for a 13-2 major over Chad Porter of Liberty for his first career NCAA win, then pinning No. 12 Rick Schmelyun of Bloomsburg in 2:52, before falling 3-6 to Josh Asper of Maryland • Went 2-3 at the Big Ten tournament falling to No. 12 Paul Young 2-3 in the fifth place match • Opened the Big Ten tournament with a 0-3 loss to No. 4 Ryan Morningstar of Iowa, before beating Robert Kellog of Northwestern by fall in 1:45 and majoring Kyle Bounds of Michigan State 8-0 • Also lost 1-3 to No. 7 Dan Vallimont of Penn State at Big Ten's • Only Gopher to wrestle at three different weight classes (165, 174, 184) • Posted a 23-17 mark on the season, one of eight Gophers to log over 20 wins on the season • Opened season at 174 and went 16-6 and 2-1 in duals • Wrestled one match at 184, going 0-1 • Ended the season at 165, posting a 7-10 mark and a 3-5 tally in duals, all Big Ten duals • Won three total matches by fall, seven by major decision, and two by tech fall • Starter at 174 in first dual of the season, beating Trevor Hall of Cal State Bakersfield by major 13-3 • First career win came in his first match, a 16-0 tech fall over Roger Sirek of MSU Moorhead • Won career high five straight matches at the Kaufman-Brand Open • Dropped to the 165 weight class to open the Big Ten season, and stayed in the starting line-up for the rest of the season • Closed regular season with a 3-10 loss to No .7 Dan Valliont of Penn State • Fell 0-9 to No. 4 Ryan Morningstar of Iowa • Pinned in 2:46 by No. 12 Paul Young of Indiana • Majored Conrad Polz of Illinois 9-1 • Majored Jason Martin of Purdue 11-1 • Fell 5-15 to No. 1 Andrew Howe of Wisconsin • Won 6-0 over Aaron Hynes of Michigan • Lost 9-10 to Kyle Bounds of Michigan State • Lost his only match at the National Duals, falling 0-11 to No. 6 Phil Keddy of Iowa at 184 • Went 3-2 at the Southern Scuffle • Won 15-8 over Brandon Kammerzell of Northern Colorado • Lost 3-6 to Chris McNeil of Oklahoma State • Majored Trevor Hall of Cal State Bakersfield 13-3 • Went 6-2 at 174 at the Kaufman-Brand Open to place fifth, beating Ben Jordan of Wisconsin 3-1 in the fifth place match • Place third at 174 at the Bison Open, going 3-1 in the tournament and losing only to teammate Matt Everson • Earned first letter.

2008-09 • REDSHIRTED:
Tallied a 14-4 mark at 174 lbs. • Competed solely in open meets • Won two matches by major decision and one by technical fall • Earned first career win in first career match, claiming a 7-2 decision over Shannon Fettig of NDSU on Nov. 15 • Opened the season at the Bison Open on Nov. 15 and went 3-1 to claim runner-up honors • Tallied a fall and two major decisions before narrowly losing the title match 4-5 • First career major decision was a 10-2 win over Ethan Hackbarth of Rochester Community & Technical College • Ran though the Kaufman/Brand Amateur unscathed to finish as champion at 4-0 • Collected first career technical fall in the opening match, winning 20-3 • Posted a 9-4 decision in the title match • Claimed the title at the Flash Open in early January • Earned runner-up honors at the Minnesota West Open • Named a U of M Maroon Scholar Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Competed for Alamosa High School as a prep • Three-time Colorado state champion • Three-time All-State choice • Three-time All-Conference pick • Seven-time All-American • Part of Alamosa High team that captured back-to-back state wrestling titles in 2005 and 2006 • Also lettered four years for Alamosa football team that captured a state title in 2006 • Three-time All-State and All-Conference selection on the gridiron • Earned nickname "Spyder" in high school.

PERSONAL:
Son of Kenny and Laureen Yohn • Born May 22, 1990 • Brother Sonny also wrestled for the Gophers, graduating last spring • Lists his greatest sports thrill as winning his three state titles with his family in attendance and his brother, Sonny, in his corner • Undeclared on a major.

Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2009-10 165 23-17 7-10 3-5 3-5 11-20 2 4 - 1-7 - 2:46 2-3/6th 2-2/DNP
174 23-17 16-6 2-1 - 7-3 1 3 2 0-1 - 1:26 - -
184 23-17 0-1 0-1 - 0-4 - - - 0-1 - - - -
2010-11 165 28-13 28-13 13-7 6-2 - 2 4 2 - 7W 5:00 2-2/4th 5-2/7th
2011-12 165 21-11 21-11 10-6 2-5 - 1 3 2 2-3 4W 1:22 4-2/5th 0-2/DNP
2012-13 165 28-13 27-13 11-7 6-2 - 2 4 2 9-11 6W - 5-1/3rd 4-2/7th
Total 100-54 99-54 39-27 17-14 18-27 8 18 8 12-23 - - - -

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