Miles Patton
Miles  Patton


Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Mayo HS





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


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


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


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


Three Gophers Compete in Buena Vista Open

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


  • 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

Overall Record: 7-5
Dual Meet Record: 1-2

Big Ten Record: 0-2

Pins: 1

Major Decisions:
Technical Falls:

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. 

Overall Record:
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Did not compete in 2016-17 season due to injury

2015-16 • FRESHMAN

Overall Record:
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

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

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 - - - -


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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