Brett Pfarr
Brett  Pfarr


Le Sueur, Minn.

High School:
Le Sueur-Henderson HS




Gophers Power Past Air Force

Three victories at crucial times, most notably a pin by Brandon Kingsley at 157 pounds, led the Gophers to a 22-12 win against Air Force


Minnesota Falls to Three Ranked Foes in New York

The Gophers lost matches to No. 5 Lehigh, No. 12 NC State and No. 13 North Carolina in the program's return to the Northeast Duals after a nine-year absence


Brett Pfarr Named B1G Wrestler of the Week

Pfarr's 3-0 performance last weekend at Gopher Duals earned him the weekly conference honor


No. 24 Minnesota Sweeps Gopher Duals

The Gophers begin their regular season 3-0 after a trio of victories over Grand Canyon, Virginia and South Dakota State


Gophers Win Three Titles at Dak

19 different Minnesota wrestlers bring home top-six performances from the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open


Gophers vs Air Force

Wrestling Dual vs Falcons


Session 3 WR

Big Ten Championships


Day one Big Tens

Conference Wrestling Tourney


Gophers vs Cowboys

Wrestling Action


Gophers vs Spartans

Big Ten Wrestling

Photo Gallery


Overall Record:
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


Overall Record:
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


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


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


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 - - - -


Gopher Wrestlers Talk Turkey (and other foods too)


In honor of the Thanksgiving season, Gopher wrestlers share their favorite holiday foods

Coach's Corner: November 25


In this week's installment of Coach's Corner, Brandon Eggum breaks down the Gophers 22-12 win last Saturday and looks at the lineup going forward

Highlights: Air Force


Relive some of the most important moments of last Saturday's dual at the Sports Pavilion

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