Colin Carr
Colin  Carr

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Washington, Ill.

High School:
Washington Community HS

Weight:
174


06/04/2017

Five Gophers Place at University Nationals

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

04/09/2017

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

03/22/2017

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

12/10/2016

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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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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


2016-17 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE
Overall Record:
5-6
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins:
1
Major Decisions:
2
Technical Falls:
- -

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

2015-16 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Overall Record:
14-9
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
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

2014-15 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)

Overall Record:
19-10
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


HIGH SCHOOL
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

PERSONAL
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 - - - -



MORE HEADLINES

Colin Carr: The Wide World of Wrestling

9/13/2017

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9/5/2017

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Gopher Wrestling Announces 2017-18 Schedule

8/17/2017

The University of Minnesota wrestling program announced its 2017-18 schedule today, a schedule that will feature one of the toughest road schedules in the entire country.

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