Colin Carr
Colin  Carr


Washington, Ill.

High School:
Washington Community HS




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


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


Gophers Hand Out Hardware at Team Banquet

Minnesota hosted the ceremonial end to its 2016-17 season Sunday in Minneapolis, handing out team awards and celebrating first-year letterwinners, All-Americans and departing seniors


Nine Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Five of the team's NCAA qualifiers are among those honored by the conference for achievements in the classroom


Five Gophers Stand on Husky Open Podium

Eight Minnesota wrestlers were on the St. Cloud State campus on Saturday for the Husky Open, where five placed

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  • Earned career-best runner-up finishes at the 2015 Wisconsin Open and 2015 North Country Open
  • Placed top-five in nine different open tournaments during his first three seasons as a Gopher

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Letterwinner • earned a sixth place finish at the UNI Open, wrestling 2-3 • competed at Daktronics, going 2-2.

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Earned team's "Most Dedicated" wrestler awardFinished a season-best fifth at Husky Open • Both wins at Husky Open came with on • Half of all losses came to either NCAA All-Americans or teammates


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Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 4
Technical Falls: 3

Placed in three open tournaments, earning third twice and fifth once • had two major decisions en route to the third-place match at the Worthington Open, where he earned an 18-3 technical fall over Connor Hanson (Rochester Community and Technical College) • earned three victories by technical fall • won back-to-back matches by technical fall and pin at UNI Open • earned first career ranked win over Cooper Moore (Northern Iowa) in fifth-place match at UNI Open


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

Began his collegiate career with three consecutive victories at the Daktronics Open • Placed in five of the six open tournaments in which he competed, recording top-five finishes in all five instances • Earned his first career fall against Matt Murphy (Triton College) during the Wisconsin Open en route to reaching the championship match • Finished the season with a season-best-tying, runner-up finish at the North County Open • En route to the finals at the North Country Open, opened the tournament with consecutive opening-minute pins of Connor Pariseau (Minnesota-Duluth) and Travis Cripe (Ridgewater College) before adding a major decision, 12-4, over Jackson Graham (St. John's) in the next round

Two-time All-Conference, All-Area and All-State honoree in wrestling (2013, 2014) • Two-time conference champion • 2014 State Champion with a record of 48-0 at 182 lbs. • 2013 state runner-up • Member of Illinois National Team in Freestyle • National Honor Society member • Nominee for 2014 IWCOA Scholastic Wrestler of the Year • Academic All-State • Two-time IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award winner (2013, 2014) • Two-time Conference Athletic Academic Award winner (2013, 2014) • Coached by Bryan Medlin and Nick Miller

Son of Mike and Amy Carr • Has one older sister, Chelse • Most memorable sports thrill was winning the 2014 State Championship at 182 lbs. • Plans to major in biology

Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2014-15 (RS) 19-10 - - - - 3 3 - - - - - -
2015-16 14-9 - - - - 1 4 3 - - - -
2016-17 5-6 - - - - 1 2 - - - - - -
Totals 19-15 - - - - 2 6 3 - - - -


Steveson Awarded Junior Hodge Trophy

Steveson Awarded Junior Hodge Trophy

5/24/2018 - Wrestling

Incoming freshman, and No. 1 recruit, Gable Steveson has been named the Junior Dan Hodge Trophy winner by WIN magazine.

Wrestling Adds All-American Sean Russell

Wrestling Adds All-American Sean Russell

5/23/2018 - Wrestling

University of Minnesota head wrestling coach Brandon Eggum has announced the addition of 125-pound, 2017 All-American, Sean Russell to the Golden Gophers.

Zillmer, Nelson Compete in World Team Trial Finals

Zillmer, Nelson Compete in World Team Trial Finals

5/20/2018 - Wrestling

There were two Minnesota wrestlers who battled in the best-of-three finals at the World Team Trials with Hayden Zillmer earning a Final X birth at 92-kilograms.

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