Miles Patton
Miles  Patton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Mayo HS

Weight:
149

Birthdate:
01/13/1997

Experience:
2L


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, '18)
  • Academic All-Big Ten ('18)
  • Removed redshirt to wrestle first seven duals of freshman season for injured Jake Short
  • Team's Freshman Academic Award winner ('16)
  • Won first dual match against Jesse Rodgers of Rider by decision, 10-6

2017-18 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE
Overall Record: 7-5
Dual Meet Record: 1-2

Big Ten Record: 0-2

Pins: 1

Major Decisions:
 1
Technical Falls:
 0

Letterwinner • Academic All-Big Ten • Wrestled at 149 and 157 during the season • appeared in three duals for the Gophers at 149, going 1-2 • Won his first dual match of career against his opponent from Rider by a 10-6 decision • Finished in fourth place at Daktronics Open • Finished in second place at Huskies Open. 

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
2017-18 7-5 1-2 - - 1 1 0 - - - -
2015-16 9-11 0-7 - - - - 1 4 - - - -
2016-17 (RS) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Totals 16-16 1-9 - - 1 1 4 - - - -



MORE HEADLINES

Steveson Awarded Junior Hodge Trophy

Steveson Awarded Junior Hodge Trophy

5/24/2018 - Wrestling

Incoming freshman, and No. 1 recruit, Gable Steveson has been named the Junior Dan Hodge Trophy winner by WIN magazine.

Wrestling Adds All-American Sean Russell

Wrestling Adds All-American Sean Russell

5/23/2018 - Wrestling

University of Minnesota head wrestling coach Brandon Eggum has announced the addition of 125-pound, 2017 All-American, Sean Russell to the Golden Gophers.

Zillmer, Nelson Compete in World Team Trial Finals

Zillmer, Nelson Compete in World Team Trial Finals

5/20/2018 - Wrestling

There were two Minnesota wrestlers who battled in the best-of-three finals at the World Team Trials with Hayden Zillmer earning a Final X birth at 92-kilograms.

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