Brad Dolezal
Brad  Dolezal

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Marshfield, Wis.

High School:
Marshfield HS

Weight:
157

Experience:
3L


11/12/2016

Gopher Alums Showcase Greco in NYC

Three Minnesota alums competed on the Greco-Roman side of the Bill Farrell Open at the New York Athletic Club on Saturday

05/13/2016

Graduating Gophers

Minnesota graduates four wrestlers from this year’s roster, each with their own unique path forward now that their collegiate wrestling careers have ended

05/12/2016

Graduating Gophers: Brad Dolezal

Whenever Minnesota needed someone to step in to a middle weight match on a moment's notice for the past several years, the Gophers could always count on Brad Dolezal

04/25/2016

Gopher Wrestling Wraps Up Season at Awards Banquet

Program celebrates the outstanding individual accomplishments of the previous season and the careers of its senior class

02/07/2016

Gophers Take Border Battle Over Badgers

A tech fall by Brett Pfarr at 197 pounds provides the needed bonus points in a 17-16 win

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Three-time letterwinner ('13, '15, '16)
  • 2015 Husky Open champion
  • 2014 Dubuque Open champion
  • 2012 Bison Open champion

2015-16 • REDSHIRT SENIOR
Overall Record:
6-5
Dual Meet Record: 0-3 
Big Ten Record: 0-3 
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: - -


Letterwinner • wrestled in three duals • had two matches against ranked opponents • went undefeated to win title at Husky Open • earned a major decision against Boone Young (Augsburg) in opening round of Husky Open • was only Gopher senior to wrestle in a dual this season 

2014-15 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR

Overall Record:
5-9
Dual Meet Record: 0-1
Big Ten Record: 0-1
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: - -

Letterwinner • Wrestled in his first Big Ten dual since his redshirt freshman season when he took on eventual national champion Isaiah Martinez (Illinois) in a home dual on Jan. 18 • Put together a season-best three-match winning streak during the Luther Open, a streak snapped by teammate Dylan Urbach • Earned first bonus point win of the season at the North Country Open, defeating Brett Bradford (Rochester Community and Technical College), 16-3


2013-14 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

Overall Record: 12-7
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 2
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 1


Finished the season with a 12-7 record • Placed sixth at the Bison Open, defeating Andrew Napieraj of North Dakota State by technical fall and Brandon DeLao of Mary by major decision en route to a 3-3 record at the event • Went 4-2 at North Country Open, with his only defeats coming at the hands of fellow Gopher wrestlers Brandon Kingsley and Zane Zeman • Went 4-0 at University of Dubuque Open, including a pin over Terrence Kubski of Dubuque in his first match at the event


2012-13 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Overall Record: 20-11
Dual Meet Record: 1-4
Big Ten Record: 0-2
Pins: 4
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 1

Letterwinner Finished the season with a 20-11 record, including a 1-4 dual record and a 0-2 Big Ten record • Finished the Darktronics Open in third place • Finished first at the Bison Open (11/10) • won four matches by forfeit • Ended the North Country Open with a 5-1 record • Had a 10-3 decision over Kyle LeDuc of Concordia Moorhead to finish third • had three major decisions


2011-12 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)

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

Wrestled in five open tournaments in his first season • Finished the season with an 14-8 record • Scored three wins by major decision and one by fall • Went 5-2 at the Finn Grinaker Open • Scored a 14-5 major over Jake Long of Concordia • Finished 4-1 at the Husky Open • Won all four matches by decision • Pinned Mike Carlin at the North Country Open at the 2:51 mark • Scored a 11-2 major against James Brazil of St. John's

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from Marshfield High School • High school coach was Don Lang • Lettered four years in wrestling and three years in football • Finished with a high school record of 172-7 with three Wisconsin State Championships • Earned three conference championships • Gold Medal (Greco Roman) winner at the 2010 Pan-American games in Manaus, Brazil for team USA • Silver Medal (Freestyle) at the 2010 Pan-American games • Took first place at the 2009 Greco Roman Cadet National Fargo tournament • Cross Face Magazine All-Academic first team (twice), second team (once) • Earned All-State academic honors three times • Won the Marshfield High School Scholar Athlete award four times • Wisconsin Valley Wrestler of the Year • Finished with a 3.5 GPA

PERSONAL

Born on January 17, 1993 • Son of Kim and Joe Dolezal • Has two siblings, Brook and Ryan • Enjoys football, hunting and fishing • Majoring in Nutrition


Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2011-12 (RS) 14-8 - - - - 1 3 - - - - - -
2012-13 20-11 1-4 0-2 4 3 1 - - - -
2013-14 12-7 - - - - 2 3 1 - - - -
2014-15 5-9 0-1 0-1 - - 1 - - - - - -
2015-16 6-5 0-3 0-3 - - 1 - - - - - -
Totals 43-32 1-8 0-6 6 8 2 - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Rout Cyclones in Regular Season Finale

2/19/2017

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

2/20/2017

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)

2/16/2017

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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