Dylan Anderson
Dylan  Anderson

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Hudson, Wis.

High School:
Hudson HS

Weight:
184

Experience:
1L


04/30/2017

McKee Repeats as Junior National Champion

McKee's second consecutive 60-kilogram title highlighted a strong weekend of competition for current Gophers at the UWW Junior National Championships in Las Vegas

04/25/2017

Gophers Ready to Tackle UWW Jr. Nationals

Five current Gophers will be in the field in Las Vegas for the nation's premier 20-and-under wrestling freestyle and Greco tournaments

02/06/2017

Gophers Win Two Titles at Don Parker Open

Dylan Anderson and Rylee Streifel brought home the 184-pound and heavyweight titles, respectively, highlighting a strong set of performances from Minnesota wrestlers

01/29/2017

Brancale Captures North Country Open Crown

Ben Brancale’s march to the top of the podium in Collegeville, Minn. gave him his first collegiate tournament title since last year’s North Country Open

01/21/2017

Lunde and Balow Share Worthington Open Title

Dalton Lunde's first career collegiate tournament title and Will Balow's second headlined a day when seven Gopher wrestlers produced top-four performances

03/03/2018

First Day at Big Tens

Conference wrestling action.

01/28/2018

Gophers vs Wildcats

Senior Day Wrestling Action

01/21/2018

Minnesota vs Michigan

Big Ten Dual Meet

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Competed at 2018 Big Ten Tournament at 197-pounds
  • Won dual debut vs Michigan State in sudden victory
  • Finished 3-2 at 2017 Cliff Keen Invite
  • Cobber Open Champion ('18)
  • Don Parker Open Champion ('17)

2017-18 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Overall Record: 
23-15
Dual Meet Record: 
4-7
Big Ten Record: 
2-9
Pins: 
6
Major Decisions: 
5
Technical Falls: 
0

Letterwinner • Won Cobber Open, going 3-0 with two pins • Finished in third place at Bison Open • Finished in fourth place at Daktronics Open • Took third place at UNI Open • Wrestled at both 184 and 197-pounds, going 21-11 at 184-pounds and 2-4 at 197-pounds • Competed at Big Ten Tournament at 197-pounds • Competed at 184-pounds for the Gophers at the Cliff Keen Invite, going 3-2 and fell just one match short of placing • Won dual debut against Michigan State at 184-pounds over Shwan Shadaia in sudden victory, 8-6 • First career 197-pound win was against Anthony Messner of Maryland, 11-4 • One of just six Gopher wrestlers to win over 20 matches in 2017-18

2016-17 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)
Overall Record:
11-5
Dual Meet Record:
- -
Big Ten Record:
- -
Pins:
3
Major Decisions:
4
Technical Falls:
1

Won the Don Parker Open title, winning three of his four matches by major decision • Reached the championship bout in three of the five tournaments in which he competed • Finished as runner-up at both the Husky Open and the Worthing Open • North Won first career collegiate match with a second-period tech fall over Cade Brownlee (Iowa) • Eight of 11 wins on the season came with bonus points

HIGH SCHOOL

Three-time wrestling letterwinner • Two-time, top-three placer at Wisconsin state tournament • Two-time All-Conference • Two-time Cliff Keen folkstyle All-American • Academic Excellence honoree all four years of high school • Also earned three letters in track and field • Coached by Chris Hansen

PERSONAL
Son of Tim and Gwen Anderson • Has one sibling, Tyler (21) • Most memorable sports thrill was winning the Bi-State Classic at 182 pounds his senior year • Away from the mat and classes, Dylan pursues photography, action sports, and plays piano • He is also an Eagle Scout • Plans to major in architecture.

Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2016-17 (RS) 11-5 - - - - 3 4 1 - - - -
2017-18 23-15 4-7 4-7 6 5 0 DNP - -
Total 23-15 4-7 4-7 9 9 1 - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

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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