Recap of Minnesota's 32-6 win over Hofstra at the Sports Pavilion.
2011-12 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: OverallRecord: 26-4 Dual Meet Record: 1-0 Big Ten Record: 1-0 Pins: 3 Major Decisions: 7 Technical Falls: 2
Finished the season with a record of 26-4, primarily in open tournaments Recorded three wins by fall, seven by major and two by technical fall Started the season off with a 3-1 performance at the Bison Open Scored three major decision on 41 points Won a title at the UNI Open after going 4-0 Pinned Quintin Edwards of Iowa Wester at the 3:33 mark Went 4-0 at the Husky Open for a championship Picked up a 17-6 major decision over Mic Berg of St. Cloud State Pinned Minnesota Moorhead's Eric Lehmann at the 4:56 mark Finished 8-2 at the Southern Scuffle Losses came to teammate Sonny Yohn and NCAA Champion Cameron Simaz of Cornell Pinned Colynn Cook of Navy at 1:59 Scored a 20-4 technical fall against Daniel Mills of Army Won an 11-6 bout over Morgan McIntosh of Penn State Jumped into the starting lineup on the road in the Purdue dual Beat Justin Dinius by a 21-6 technical fall Won a title at the North Country Open to close out the season Letterwinner.
2010-11 REDSHIRTED: Finished overall in his first season with the Gophers with three pins Won the North Country Open with a 9-8 decision over St. John's Tony Willaert, the No. 1 seed in the tournament Took second Husky Open with a pair of falls over Brandon Ross of Minnesota State-Mankato, Jordan Arndt of St. Cloud State and added an 11-3 major decision against Logan Johnson of Iowa Central in the semifinals of the 197 lbs. division Took second at the Kaufman-Board Open Placed fourth at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open at South Dakota State University.
A 2010 graduate of West Fargo Senior High School Earned three-consecutive North Dakota state titles Finished his high school career with a 165-27 overall record Posted a perfect 43-0 record as a senior in route to a state championship at 215-pounds Ranked No. 4 in the nation in his weight class as a senior Named North Dakota's Senior Wrestler of the Year in 2010 Captured the state title as a junior at 189-pounds Won his first state championship as a sophomore, claiming the title at 171-pounds.