Dylan Ness  
Dylan Ness

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Minn.

High School:
John F. Kennedy HS

Weight:
157

Experience:
1L


05/20/2013

Minnesota Wrestling Presents Team Awards

Tony Nelson named Most Valuable Wrestler

04/15/2013

Seventh Annual Golden Goldys Handed Out at TCF Bank Stadium

Athletics and academics were celebrated in Gopher Athletics

03/23/2013

Minnesota Boasts Eight All-Americans at 2013 NCAA Championships

The Gophers will finish third at the national tournament

03/22/2013

Nelson to Defend Title in Heavyweight Championship

With 68 points, Minnesota sits third headed into the final day of competition

03/22/2013

Nine Still Alive as Storley and Nelson Advance to Semifinals

Minnesota remains in third with 47.5 points

02/10/2014

Ness Pins, Gophers Win

Dylan Ness' pin helped Minnesota upset #1 Penn State at the Sports Pavilion.

03/19/2013

Top 10 Moments

Heading into the 2013 NCAA Championships, we count down the top 10 moments from the 2012-13 season.

02/23/2013

Gophers Advance to Finals

The Gopher wrestling team advanced to the finals of the National Duals after beating Iowa.

01/25/2013

Minnesota Wrestling: Cribs

Golden Gopher wrestlers take you behind the scenes.

03/08/2014

Big Tens First Session

Wrestling Championships

03/08/2014

Session Semi-finals

Big Tem Wrestling

02/02/2014

Gophers Vs Indiana

Big Ten Wrestling

07/12/2012

Dylan Ness

Dylan Ness Action Photos

Photo Gallery

2013-14 SEASON

Overall Record:18-4 (6-1)
Technical Falls: 2

Falls: 10

2012-13 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE:8

Overall Record: 20-6
Dual Meet Record:
7-2
Big Ten Record:
5-1
Pins:
5
Major Decisions:
3
Technical Falls:
0

After sitting out the first half of the season due to injury, returned to action for the Southern Scuffle •Named Most Exciting Wrestler • Earned All-American honors for the second year • Finished season with 20-6 overall record • Recorded 7-2 dual record and 5-1 Big Ten record • Finished Southern Scuffle in consolation round • Was victorious against Ian Paddock of No. 5 Ohio State, helping the Gophers to win the dual (1/11/13) • Had a major decision victory against Dan Osterman of Michigan State to help the Gopher defeat the Spartans 32-6 (2/3/13) • Only conference loss was to Caleb Ervin of Illinois • Finished first at the Big Ten Championships after scoring a forfeit at 3:37 in the finals against No. 4 Jake Sueflohn of Nebraska • At the NCAA Championships finished in fourth with a 6-2 record • Fell to No 5. Steve Santos of Columbia 7-3 decision in the consolation round.

2011-12 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 24-9
Dual Meet Record: 10-6
Big Ten Record: 5-3
Pins: 8
Major Decisions: 5
Technical Falls: 0

All-American • 2012 NCAA Runner-up at 149 lbs. • Named Most Outstanding Wrestler of the Year on the team • Voted Freshman of the Year on the team • Named Best Male Freshman of the Year at the 2012 Golden Goldy's • Fell to Penn State's Frank Molinaro (4-1) in the championship match • Defeated undefeated (32-0) Jamal Parks of Oklahoma State in the quarterfinals by a 3-2 decision • Finished second in votes for 2012 Freshman of the Year by InterMat • Went undefeated at the National Duals, including a sudden victory against Missouri's Kyle Bradley • Won a 15-5 major decision over teammate Matt Mincey to claim the Bison Open championship • Dropped two regular season duals to No. 1 Frank Molinaro of Penn State (10-16) and No. 2 Jamal Parks of Oklahoma State (5-6) • Defeated No. 14 Kyle Bradley of Missouri in the Southern Scuffle (T.N.) semifinals en route to a second place finish • Met a string of other ranked opponents during Big Ten competition in which he went 5-3, falling to No. 16 Cam Tessari of Ohio State and No. 7 Eric Grajales of Michigan but defeating three other ranked wrestlers by pinning No. 10 Eric Terrazas of Illinois at 7:08, pinning No. 14 Cole Scmitt of Wisconsin at 2:35, and defeating No. 13 Ivan Lopouchanski of Purdue (11-4) • Letterwinner.

2010-11 • REDSHIRTED:
Freshman who competed in 17 matches in first year as a Gopher • Went 16-1 overall with nine pins and three major decisions • Started out the season as co-champions with teammate Danny Zilverberg at the Bison Open • Won his first title in the maroon and gold at the Kaufman-Brand Open, after scoring a 6-4 decision in the second round before recording three falls, a major decision and pin of Iowa's Jake Ballweg in 1:54 in the championship match • Won the Husky Open after pinning Augsburg's Tony Valek in the final at 2:22.

HIGH SCHOOL:
A 2010 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School • Named "Mr. Minnesota High School Wrestler" by the MNWrestling Coaches Association in 2010 • Ranked No. 4 nationally at 145 by InterMat and No. 6 by Amateur Wrestling News • USA Wrestling Triple Crown Cadet National winner.
PERSONAL:
Son of Jay and Sally Ness • Brother of former Gopher All-American and national champion Jayson Ness.
Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2011-12 149 24-9 24-9 10-6 5-3 8 5 - - - 7:08 2-1/2nd 4-1/2nd
2012-13 149 20-6 20-6 7-2 5-1 5 3 - 6-2 - - 4-0/1st 6-2/4th
Total - 24-15 24-15 17-8 10-4 13 8 - - - - - -