Pat Smith  
Pat  Smith


Chaska, Minn.

High School:
Chaska HS




After Day One, Gophers Sit Second at Southern Scuffle

Seven wrestlers still alive for championship titles


Gophers Compete At UNI Open

Three make top-five finishes


Four Gophers Win Titles at Finn Grinaker Cobber Open

Minnesota dominates 149, 157, 184, and 197 weight classes


Gophers Make History with Sweep of Bison Quad

Robinson became the all-time winningest coach in Minnesota Wrestling history


Minnesota Crowns Five Champions at Bison Open

Gophers go undefeated on the day to capture titles

Photo Gallery

Overall Record:
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Big Ten Record:N/A
Major Decisions:2
Technical Falls:0

Academic All-Big TenWent 4-1 at North Country Open, losing only to fellow Gopher Brandon Kingsley • Victories at North Country Open including a pin 45 seconds into his opening match against Brian McCann of St. John's (MN), a pin against Colton Stoddard of Southwest Minnesota State and a major decision over Shane Fesenmaier Went 5-1 at University of Dubuque Open, including four victories by pin in a five-match stretch

Overall Record:21-9
Dual Meet Record:1-0
Big Ten Record:N/A
Major Decisions:3
Technical Falls:1

Finished season with 21-9 record and 1-0 dual record • Tallied three wins by fall • Competed mostly in open tournaments • Defeated David Booth of Itasca at the Bison Quad • Finished the Bison Open with a 5-1 record • Finished fourth at the Finn Grinnaker Open, scoring a 5-3 sudden victory against Jake Horn of St. Cloud State • Won match against Purdue's Alex Griffin in a 6-4 decision • Compiled 4-1 record finishing in second place at the North Country Open

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Placed among top-eight wrestlers at the 2012 Olympic Trials in Greco-Roman

Overall Record:10-9
Dual Meet Record:1-3
Big Ten Record:N/A
Major Decisions:1
Technical Falls: 0

Went 10-9 overall and 1-3 in dual matches • defeated Luke Greco of Missouri (6-1) at the Kaufman-Brand Open • also beat Iowa's Stew Gilmor (6-2) in the consolation • defeated Nick LaFevre of the Citadel at the Southern Scuffle • recorded a decision over Cal State Fullerton's Cody Howe 10-6 • earned his first letter

Went 11-4 in his first season in the Maroon and Gold • began season with a 4-2 mark at 149, and closed with a 7-4 tally at 157 • won three matches by fall and one by major decision • lost by fall in his first career match in 4:38 to Austin Carmichael of Augustana on 1/16 • first career win came on 1/16 in the next match, as a 13-4 major over Matt Taylor • was a winner in his first match at 157, avenging the loss to Austin Carmichael with a 604 decision on 1/30 • closed the season as a champion at the Duhawk open on 2/6, going 4-0 and beating Brad Nardick of Wisconsin 7-4 in the championship match • went 3-2 at the North Country Open on 1/30, winning two matches by fall over Nic Harrison of Southwest Minnesota (1:51) and over Kerron Williams of MSU Moorhead (2:41) • first competition came on 1/16 at the Worthington Open, placing fourth with a 4-2 mark.

2009 graduate of Chaska High School • coached by Ned Shuck and Mike Houck • five-time letter winner and two-time state place winner, finishing third at the 2008 Minnesota high school state tournament at 135 pounds and second in 2009 • considered the No. 11-rated recruit in his weight class • compiled a 177-31 career high school record • also honored as an NHSCA Junior National All-American • earned All-American honors from both USA Wrestling and the NHSCA • an "A" Honor Roll member and a member of the National Honor society • finished with a grade point average of 3.75

Born Dec. 19, 1990 • son of Harry and Sue Smith • has an older brother, Zach and an older sister Sarah • undeclared on a major • lists most memorable sports thrill as earning All-America honors

Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins MD TF Big Ten Finish NCAA Finish
2009-10 11-4 - - 3 1 - - -
2010-11 10-9 1-3 - - 1 - - -
2011-12 - - - - - - - -
2012-13 21-9 - - 4 3 1 - -
2013-14 15-8 - - 8 2 - - -


57-30 1-3 - 15 7 1 - -