Jakob Bergeland
Jakob  Bergeland


Hugo, Minn.

High School:
Centennial High School



Five-time wrestling letter winner • Two-time All-Academic • Four-time All-Conference (2014-17) • Four-time All-Section (2014-17) • All-State, including a Minnesota State Championship in 2016 • Second team All-American in 2017 • Was a part of the 2017 senior AA team • Took 2nd in the 2017 Folkstyle junior meet • Finished with a record of 170-19 in high school • was a part of National team for five years • named to Freestyle National Duals All-Tournament team in 2016 • won the 2017 freestyle team national championship  Coached by father John Bergeland 

Son of Jamie and John Bergeland • Has an older brother, Jack • Lists fishing and cooking as interests outside of wrestling • says he chose Minnesota beacuse of the coaches and because it is the best in his eyes • intends to major in Sports Nutrition 


Lizak Takes Fourth as Gophers End Season at NCAAs

Lizak Takes Fourth as Gophers End Season at NCAAs

3/17/2018 - Wrestling

The last Gopher standing at the end of three grueling days of competition in Cleveland closed out Minnesota’s 2017-18 campaign

Lizak Becomes Two-Time All-American

Lizak Becomes Two-Time All-American

3/16/2018 - Wrestling

Ethan Lizak’s march through wrestlebacks highlighted Minnesota’s second day at the NCAA Championships in Cleveland

Minnesota Wraps Up Opening Day at NCAAs

Minnesota Wraps Up Opening Day at NCAAs

3/15/2018 - Wrestling

Five Gophers will look to work their way through wrestlebacks tomorrow to earn All-America honors

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