Jordon Rothers
Jordon  Rothers

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Sunburg, Minn.

High School:
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg HS

Weight:
174

Experience:
2L


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

11/21/2015

Gophers Power Past Air Force

Three victories at crucial times, most notably a pin by Brandon Kingsley at 157 pounds, led the Gophers to a 22-12 win against Air Force

11/01/2015

Gophers Win Three Titles at Dak

19 different Minnesota wrestlers bring home top-six performances from the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open

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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

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8/23/2016

Four highly touted prep recruits and a two-time Division III All-American will join the Gophers this fall

Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair

8/17/2016

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8/8/2016

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