Brett Pfarr
Brett  Pfarr

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Le Sueur, Minn.

High School:
Le Sueur-Henderson HS

Weight:
197

Experience:
2L


02/07/2016

Gophers Take Border Battle Over Badgers

A tech fall by Brett Pfarr at 197 pounds provides the needed bonus points in a 17-16 win

02/05/2016

Gophers Kick Off Weekend with Win Against Wildcats

Minnesota extends winning streak against Northwestern to 14 matches with Friday's victory

01/29/2016

Gophers fall in Iowa City

Wins by Tommy Thorn and Brett Pfarr provide bright spots for Minnesota in the loss

01/24/2016

Gophers Complete B1G Comeback in Win over Purdue

After falling behind by 12 points, Minnesota rattled off five consecutive wins to turn a possible loss into a five-point victory

01/17/2016

Gophers upset No. 8 Rutgers, 17-16

Bonus point win for Brett Pfarr makes the difference in Minnesota's victory

01/24/2016

Gophers vs Boilermakers

Big Ten Dual

01/17/2016

Gophers vs Rutgers

Big Ten Wrestling

01/08/2016

Minnesota vs Maryland

Big Ten Wrestling

11/21/2015

Gophers vs Air Force

Wrestling Dual vs Falcons

03/12/2015

Session 3 WR

Big Ten Championships

Photo Gallery


2014-15 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

Overall Record:
24-12
Dual Meet Record: 10-5
Big Ten Record: 6-3
Pins: - -
Major Decisions: 9
Technical Falls: 2

NCAA Qualifier • Finalist at 184 pounds at Big Ten Championships • Academic All-Big Ten • NWCA All-Academic honoree • Letterwinner • Winner of the team's Most Dedicated Wrestler Award • 19 matches against ranked opponents was the second-most on the team • Nine victories by major decision was second-most on the team • First season as full-time starter • Began season with a runner-up finish at the Bison Open after starting off the tournament with a pair of tech falls and a major decision • Began dual season 6-0, including three consecutive major decision over Konner Witt (Air Force), No. 15 Ben Stroh (Wyoming) and Austin Guan (Grand Canyon) • Took fifth at the Cliff Keen Invitational, defeating three ranked opponents in the event, including No. 6 Kenny Courts (Ohio State) • Recorded consecutive victories over ranked opponents twice during the season, defeating No. 20 Nikko Reyes (Illinois) and No. 16 Matt McCutcheon (Penn State) during the dual season and then knocking off No. 12 Courts and No. 13 McCutcheon during the Big Ten Championships


2013-14 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN

Overall Record:
25-3
Dual Meet Record: 3-0
Big Ten Record: 1-0
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 7
Technical Falls: 5

Academic All-Big Ten • Finished second at the Daktronics Open with a record of 4-1 • Placed first in the different open competitions - the Bison Open, the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open and the North Country Open • Went 5-2 at Southern Scuffle • Competed in three dual meets in November, winning each match by major decision or technical fall • Defeated No. 16 Benjamin Stroh of Wyoming by major decision, 10-1


2012-13 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)

Overall Record: 28-5
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 8
Technical Falls: 3

Finished the season with a 28-5 overall record, competing solely in open meets • Finished in second place overall at the Daktronics Open (11/4) and Bison Open (11/10) • Claimed first place titles at the Finn Grinaker Open (11/17), MSU Moorhead Open (12/1), Flash Flanagan Open (1/12) and North Country Open (2/2) • Finished the UNI Open with a 5-1 record • In consolation round saw 6-1 decision over Patrick Kissel before defeating Jeff Koepke of Illinois to finish third overall • Fell to No. 15 Kevin Radford of Arizona State in 5-4 decision • Won eight matches by major decision


HIGH SCHOOL

2012 Minnesota State High School League State champion at 182 lbs • Totaled 191 career wins • Earned All-America accolades from NHSCA and USA Wrestling in 2010-12 • Helped team to three consecutive conference championships in 2008, 2009, and 2010 • Aided team to a runner-up finish at 2011 sectionals • Six-time letterwinnerfor varsity wrestling • Was named All-Conference during five years of participation in wrestling • Member of Valley Elite Wrestling Club • Active in both Freestyle and Greco wrestling styles • Also letteredin cross country and track • Graduated with distinction

PERSONAL

Born February 2, 1994 • Son of Dave and Robyn Pfarr • Has three siblings; Matthew, Erin, and Chris • Brother Chris also is a Gopher wrester Brother Matthew wrestled for St. John's University • Lists most memorable sports thrill as becoming a double All-American at the Junior Fargo Nationals • Majoring in agriculture and food business management


Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2012-13 (RS) 28-5 - - - - 3 8 1 - - - -
2013-14 25-3 3-0 1-0 3 7 5 - - - -
2014-15 24-12 10-5 6-3 - - 9 3 2nd DNP
Totals 49-15 13-5 7-3 3 16 8 - - - -

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Take Border Battle Over Badgers

2/7/2016

A tech fall by Brett Pfarr at 197 pounds provides the needed bonus points in a 17-16 win

Tony Nelson Wins Silver Medal in Turkey

2/8/2016

Both Nelson and fellow Gopher alum Scott Schiller gave strong performances to Team USA at the Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul

Stroker Wins Don Parker Title

2/8/2016

Title is the third straight for Stroker on the open tournament circuit, a run built on a 13-match winning streak

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