Joel Bauman  
Joel Bauman

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Kerkhoven, Minn.

High School:
Kerkhoven-Mudock HS

Weight:
197

Experience:
1L


2012-13 • SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 5-1
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 0

Finished the 2012-13 season with a 5-1 overall record • Finish second at the Bison Open after defeating Micah Larson of Southwest Minnesota in the semifinals by a 8-3 decision before falling to teammate No. 11 Scott Schiller in a 4-1 decision • Earned title at the Finn Grinaker Open after going undefeated finishing the finals with a 7-3 decision over St. Cloud State's Chris Brassell.

2011-12 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 14-8
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 0

Wrestled in 25 matches in open tournaments in his redshirt freshman season • Competed at the Southern Scuffle, Bison and North Country Open's at 184 pounds • Wrestled 197 pounds at the North Country Open • Went 3-1 at the Bison Open, including a pin against Mike Wilde of North Dakota State at the 1:49 mark • Won a title at the Husky Open • Picked up a 12-4 major over Matt Pfarr of St. Johns • Finished 4-2 at the Southern Scuffle • Pinned Josh Tuck of The Citadel at 6:58 • Picked up a 16-5 major against Will Brown of Army • Scored a 15-4 major over Luke Sheriden of Indiana • Letterwinner.

2010-11 • FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 11-4
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 2
Technical Falls: 0

An uprising freshman who finished his first season with an overall record of 11-4 • Recorded one pin and two major decisions • Won his first title at the North Country Open 11-5 decision over Alex Kratkramer of Augsburg and then added two major decisions to reach the semifinals • Outscored Erik Rogness of St. Cloud State 13-5 in his second-round match and then came out ahead against Cody Pahan 10-2 • Championship match was a 7-2 decision over Mitchell Hagan of St. John's • Finished fourth at the Kaufman-Brand Open • Finished fourth at the Bison Open losing a 3-0 decision to Ken Moenkedick in the consolation bracket finals.

HIGH SCHOOL:
A 2010 graduate of Kerkhoven-Murdock High School • Captured two consecutive Minnesota state titles at 189-pounds in his final two high school campaigns • USA Junior National All-American • Ranked No. 10 nationally at 189-pounds by Amateur Wrestling News • Teammate of current Gopher wrestler Kevin Steinhaus at Kerkhoven-Murdock.
Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2010-11 184 14-8 14-7 - - - 1 3 - - - - - -
2011-12 197 11-4 11-4 - - - 1 2 - - - 1:49 - -20
2012-13 197 5-1 5-1 - - - 1 1 - 0-1 - - - -

Total

30-13 30-12 - - - 3 6 - 0-1 - 1:49 - -