Jordon Rothers
Jordon  Rothers

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sunburg, Minn.

High School:
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg HS

Weight:
174

Experience:
2L


11/13/2016

Lizak Leads Gopher Effort at Harold Nichols Open

Lizak's finishes second as Nebraska's Tim Lambert levels their season series at one match a piece while 10 other Gophers compete in Ames

11/06/2016

Gophers Place 18 at Daktronics Open

More than half of Minnesota's wrMore than half of Minnesota's wrestlers in the field on Sunday placed among the top six at their respective weightsamong the top six at their respective weights

01/01/2016

Six Gophers Reach Quarters at Southern Scuffle

In all, 12 Minnesota wrestlers will compete tomorrow between the championship and consolation brackets

12/04/2015

Minnesota in Third after Tournament's First Day

Four Gophers advanced to tomorrow's semifinals while two more are alive in wrestlebacks for day two

11/29/2015

Cowboys Hang on to Edge Gophers, 20-17

With Minnesota and Oklahoma State splitting 10 matches, bonus points made the difference in Sunday's result

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CAREER
HIGHLIGHTS

  • Two-time letterwinner ('15, '16)
  • Won three consecutive open tournaments in 2014-15: Cobber Open, Wisconsin Open and Worthington Open

2015-16 REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE
Overall Record:
3-6
Dual Meet Record: 0-2
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: 2

Letterwinner • competed at three open tournaments and two duals • won first match of the season by technical fall over Jake Anderson (Nebraska) in opening round of Daktronics Open • had major decision and technical fall back-to-back to start Cliff Keen Invitational • had three matches against ranked opponents • scored double-digit points and did not allow an opponent to score in any of his wins 

2014-15 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Overall Record:
21-6
Dual Meet Record: 0-1
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 2
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 7

Letterwinner • Competed in six open tournaments • Made his career dual debut during NWCA National Duals, wrestling against Kurtis Julson (North Dakota State) in Fargo • Began season with a pin against Shawn Porter (Minnesota State Moorhead) at the Bison Open • Won three consecutive tournament titles during an 11-match winning streak • Claimed the Cobber Open title after scoring a 16-0 tech fall over Aaron Bates (St. Cloud State) in the opening round • Won the Wisconsin Open title after opening the tournament with back-to-back tech falls over Billy Fett (North Central (IL)) and David Perez (Harper College) • Capped off championship at Worthington Open with a tech fall over Tanner Schaefer (St. Cloud State), 18-1


2013-14 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)
Overall Record: 4-3
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: - -

Finished season with 4-3 overall record in open competition • Earned his first collegiate victory over Tyrell Martin of Augsburg at the Dragon Open • Went 3-1 at North Country Open, winning his final match by pinning Austin Boniface of Augsburg in 30 seconds


HIGH SCHOOL
2013 graduate of KMS High School • NHSCA All-American Academic • Guillotine Academic 1st Team 2012 • Earned letters in wrestling, football, track and choir • All-Area football • All-Conference wrestling, football, track and choir • All-American 2010, 2012 and 2013 • Gidden Helmet Award-Football • MVP Football in 2012


PERSONAL
Son of Jason and Laurie Rothers • Has one sibling, Samantha (21) • Lists winning State as a team in wrestling as his most memorable sports thrill • Enjoys hunting and water sports


Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2013-14 (RS) 4-3 - - - - 1 - - - - - - - -
2014-15 21-6 0-1 - - 2 3 7 - - - -
2015-16 3-6 0-2 - - - - 1 2 - - - -
Totals 24-12 0-3 - - 2 4 9 - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

Highlights: Cliff Keen Invitational

12/6/2016

As a team and on an individual basis, the Gophers posted strong results against some of the nation’s best during the two-day tournament in Las Vegas

Gophers Take Fourth in Las Vegas

12/3/2016

Jake Short and Brett Pfarr won individual titles, helping to power Minnesota to a top-five finish in the Cliff Keen Invitational for the third straight season

Gophers Win Two Titles at UNI Open

12/3/2016

Ethan Lizak and Tommy Thorn won the 125- and 141-pound titles, respectively, leading a group of 10 Gopher placewinners in Cedar Falls

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