Gophers take on No. 5 Cornell and No. 1 Penn State next weekend
2011-12 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Overall Record: 13-10 Dual Meet Record: N/A Big Ten Record: N/A Pins: 0 Major Decisions: 0 Technical Falls: 0
Won 13 matches in open tournaments in the 2011-12 season Went 3-1 at the Bison Open Finished 3-1 at the Finn Grinaker Open Competed at both the Husky and North Country Open Defeated Cameron Throckmorton of North Carolina by a 4-1 decision at the Southern Scuffle.
2010-11 REDSHIRTED: Finished his true freshman year with an overall record of 8-10 Recorded three pins and one major decisions Awarded Freshman Academic Award Competed at the UNI Open, going 1-2 in the 133 class Went 1-2 at the Husky Open after pinning Jesse Hylton of Augsburg at 5:03 Finished 2-2 at the Bison Open, winning his first match by pinning Jacob Love of North Dakota State at 4:28 Also defeated Adam Jennings of Southwest Minnesota State University, 9-7.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Bethel Regional High School A three-time state champion in three different weight classes Claimed top honors at the state tournament at 125-pounds as a senior in 2009 Captured the 2008 state championship at 119-pounds Clinched his first individual title in 2007 at 103-pounds Maintained a 4.0 GPA and was ranked No. 1 in his class academically.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 20, 1991 Son of Rick and Kathy Hanson. Plans to major in kinesiology. Has one sibling, Natalie (22). Randy's most memorable sports thrill was winning his first state title. Enjoys doing outdoor activities such as fishing.