Miles Patton
Miles  Patton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Mayo HS

Weight:
149

Birthdate:
01/13/1997

Experience:
1L


04/30/2017

McKee Repeats as Junior National Champion

McKee's second consecutive 60-kilogram title highlighted a strong weekend of competition for current Gophers at the UWW Junior National Championships in Las Vegas

04/25/2017

Gophers Ready to Tackle UWW Jr. Nationals

Five current Gophers will be in the field in Las Vegas for the nation's premier 20-and-under wrestling freestyle and Greco tournaments

03/22/2017

Nine Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Five of the team's NCAA qualifiers are among those honored by the conference for achievements in the classroom

04/25/2016

Gopher Wrestling Wraps Up Season at Awards Banquet

Program celebrates the outstanding individual accomplishments of the previous season and the careers of its senior class

12/07/2015

Three Gophers Compete in Buena Vista Open

Bobby Steveson now has two titles in two career collegiate tournaments after winning 197-pound title

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Letterwinner ('16)
  • Removed redshirt to wrestle first seven duals of freshman season for injured Jake Short
  • Team's Freshman Academic Award winner ('16)

2016-17 • SOPHOMORE (REDSHIRTED)
Overall Record:
- -
Dual Meet Record:
- -
Big Ten Record:
- -
Pins:
- -
Major Decisions:
- -
Technical Falls:
- -

Did not compete in 2016-17 season due to injury

2015-16 • FRESHMAN

Overall Record:
9-11
Dual Meet Record: 0-7
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: 1
Technical Falls: 4

Letterwinner • made collegiate debut at Daktronics Open • won first two matches by technical fall • made dual debut at Gopher Duals • placed sixth at Buena Vista Openrecorded four technical falls during the season • went on six-match win streak in wrestlebacks of Buena Vista Open • five of nine wins were bonus point victories • had two matches against ranked opponents

HIGH SCHOOL
Five-time All-Conference honoree • Two-time All-State selection • Two-time USA preseason nationals placewinner • 2015 Greco-Roman All-American at USA Wrestling junior nationals • Two-time First Team Academic All-State in wrestling • Section 1AAA Wrestler of the Year his senior year • Also played soccer • Academic All-Conference in soccer as well • Coached by Art Trimble


PERSONAL
Son of Steve and Bonita Patton • Has two older siblings, Blake and Devon • Most memorable sports thrill was winning his state semifinal match his senior year and advancing to the finals • Off the mat, he enjoys spending time with friends and watching Netflix • 4.0 GPA in high school, including a 4.45 weighted GPA  Majoring in Political Science with a minor in German



Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2015-16 9-11 0-7 - - - - 1 4 - - - -
2016-17 (RS) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Totals 9-11 0-7 - - - - 1 4 - - - -



MORE HEADLINES

Match of the Week - Nov. 21

Match of the Week - Nov. 21

11/21/2017 - Wrestling

Each week the Gophers sit down with a wrestler to discuss the best match of that week. Stay updated with each week with this Match of the Week page that will be updated all season long!

Highlights: SDSU/OSU

Highlights: SDSU/OSU

11/20/2017 - Wrestling

The No. 6 Gophers split in their ranked weekend with a win against No. 16 SDSU and a loss to No. 3 Oklahoma State. Here are some of the best highlights from the epic weekend.

Gophers Drop Tough Road Dual to Cowboys

Gophers Drop Tough Road Dual to Cowboys

11/19/2017 - Wrestling

The University of Minnesota wrestling team suffered its first defeat of the season, 30-3, to Oklahoma State on Sunday afternoon.

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