Matt Mincey  
Matt Mincey

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Apple Valley, Minn.

High School:
Apple Valley HS

Weight:
149

Experience:
2L


01/31/2013

Gophers to Mark Senior Day with Visit from Spartans

Minnesota and Michigan State will square off this Sunday at 11 a.m.

12/13/2012

Gophers Compete At UNI Open

Three make top-five finishes

11/11/2012

Minnesota Crowns Five Champions at Bison Open

Gophers go undefeated on the day to capture titles

11/27/2011

No. 3 Gophers Defeat North Dakota State 29-9

Minnesota wins eight of ten matches

11/07/2011

Mincey, Schiller and Storley Win Titles at The Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open

Bauman takes second at 184 and Lange finishes third at at 141

07/12/2012

Matt Mincey

Matt Mincey Action Photos

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2012-13 • REDSHIRT SENIOR:
Overall Record: 12-5
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 2
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 3

Finished season with 12-5 competing solely in open meets • Finished 2-2 at the Bison Open • Took second at the UNI Open with 3-2 decision in the semifinals over Zach Witte of Northern Iowa • Took first place at the North Country Open defeating Thomas Giaimo in a 15-3 major decision .

2011-12 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR:
Overall Record: 20-8
Dual Meet Record: 1-0
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 4
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: 3

Finished the season with a record of 20-8 • Wrestled primarily in open tournaments and recorded four falls on the year • Wrestled in the North Dakota State dual against Matt Erickson and won 13-6 • Went 4-1 at the Bison Open • Scored a fall over Jasper Oyster of North Dakota State at the 2:06 mark • Recorded a 16-1 tech fall win over Hayden Zillmer of the Bison • Won six matches at the UNI Open • Also competed at the Finn Grinaker Open and Southern Scuffle • Letterwinner.

2010-11 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 11-10
Dual Meet Record: 2-3
Big Ten Record: 2-3
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 2

Finished the season 11-10 overall and 2-3 in dual matches • Was 2-3 in Big Ten matches • Recorded three pins as well as two technical falls on the season • Made his first appearance at the Big Ten Championships • Finished third at the Husky Open, scoring a 16-0 technical fall over Jesse Westphal of Minnesota State Mankato • Scored a 15-0 technical fall win over Purdue's Tom Churchard to earn his first Big Ten win • Picked up an 11-9 decision over Sean Nemec of Ohio State • Fell to Michigan's Brandon Zeerip, 11-8 • Earned his second letter.

2008-09 • REDSHIRTED:
Posted a 15-6 mark on the season at 141 lbs. • Won seven matches by fall • Won two matches by major decision • First career win came by fall at the Bison Open • Opened season, and career, with a 4-1 tally for a third place finish at the Bison Open, losing only to the eventual runner-up • Beat teammate Jake Mellmer 8-6 in the third place match • Earned first career fall in first career match, pinning Mark Erickson • Went 2-2 at the Kaufman/Brand Amateur Open, winning two matches by fall before dropping the next two • Garnered second place honors at the Flash Open in early January • Earned his first career individual championship at the Minnesota West Open, gaining a pair of falls along the way.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Competed for perennial wrestling power Apple Valley High School as a prep • Two-time NHSCA All-American • Three-time MSHSL state champion • Four-time section champion • Four-time All-State selection • Three-time All-Lake Conference selection • Named sixth-best national recruit at 135 pounds by Amateur Wrestling News.

PERSONAL:
Undecided on a possible major • Has brothers Stephen (13) and Tarrance (11) • Son of Steve and Heather Mincey • Born Nov. 11, 1989.

Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2010-11 149 11-10 11-10 2-3 2-3 - 3 0 2 - 4W 0:23 1-3 -
2011-12 149 20-8 20-8 1-0 - - - - - - - 2:06 - -
2012-13 149 12-5 12-5 - - - 2 3 3 0-1 W5 - -
Total 43-23 43-23 3-3 2-3 - 5 3 5