Jordon Rothers
Jordon  Rothers


Sunburg, Minn.

High School:
Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg HS




Six Gophers Reach Quarters at Southern Scuffle

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


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


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


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


Gophers Win Three Titles at Dak

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

Photo Gallery


Overall Record:
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

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

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

Born on August 30, 1994 • 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 - - - -
Totals 21-6 0-1 - - 2 3 7 - - - -


Gophers Compete in Junior World Team Trials


Four Minnesota wrestlers were among those seeking a spot on Team USA in the weekend qualifying tournament hosted in Irving, Texas

McKee Wins Thriller at Beat the Streets


Overcoming deficits of 2-0 and 4-2, Gopher commit Mitch McKee earned a thrilling victory over the Asian junior champion at Beat the Streets in Times Square

Graduating Gophers


Minnesota graduates four wrestlers from this year’s roster, each with their own unique path forward now that their collegiate wrestling careers have ended

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