Dylan Reel
Dylan  Reel


Washington, Ill.

High School:
Washington HS



Pfarr Continues Streak, Wins 184 Title at MSU-Moorhead Dragon Wrestling Open

Pfarr riding seven-match win streak for two championships in two weeks


Minnesota Crowns Five Champions at Bison Open

Gophers go undefeated on the day to capture titles


Gophers Debut at Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open

Freshman Michael Kroells captures title in heavyweight competition


Get to Know Your Gophers: Dylan Reel

GopherSports will be doing a series of Q&As with incoming freshmen wrestlers to lead into the season.

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Did not see any action for the season.

Overall Record: 18-5
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 7
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 1

Finished season with 18-5 overall record in open competition • Earned fifth place victory at Dakronics Open • Took second at the Bison Open defeating teammate No. 10 Cody Yohn in a 3-2 decision during semifinals • Took title at the MSU Moorhead Open (12/1) and the North Country Open (2/2) • Saw 14-6 major decision over Peyton Walsh at the Southern Scufflle • won seven matches by falls

Three-time State Champion • Two-time Greco-Roman National Champion • Named USA Wrestling All-American for both Freestyle and Greco-Roman six times (2008-2012) • Earned All-Conference, All-Area, and All-State accolades all four years of high school for wrestling • Also lettered in football and track • Two-time All-Conference, All-Area, and All-State selection for football

Born December 13, 1993 • Son of Mike and Malissa Baker • Has five siblings; Britt (22), Austin (17), Ethan (14), Hayley (11), andBraden (6) • Lists most memorable sports thrill as winning the national title in Fargo, N.D. by scoring a last second takedown in the third period • Also enjoys juggling, ninja tumbling, fishing, and hunting • Planning to major in communications and business

Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins MD TF Big Ten Finish NCAA Finish
2012-13 18-5 - - 7 3 1 - -
2013-14 - - - - - - - -


18-5 - - 7 3 1 - -


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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