Thane Antczak  
Thane Antczak

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Prairie Farm, Wis.

High School:
Prairie Farm HS

Weight:
133

Experience:
3L


03/31/2013

Wrestling Places Eight on Winter Academic All-Big Ten

Overall conference list includes 90 wrestlers

03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

01/31/2013

Gophers to Mark Senior Day with Visit from Spartans

Minnesota and Michigan State will square off this Sunday at 11 a.m.

11/11/2012

Minnesota Crowns Five Champions at Bison Open

Gophers go undefeated on the day to capture titles

01/01/2012

Gophers Sit in Second Place after Day 1 of Southern Scuffle

Penn State leads overall tournament

07/12/2012

Thane Antczak

Thane Antczak Action Photos

2011-12 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR:
Overall Record: 18-6
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 6
Technical Falls: 3

Finished the season 18-6 in open tournaments • Recorded six wins by major decision • Finished with three falls • Won the North Country Open after going 3-0 • Pinned Yonis Debreab of Ridgewater at 3:11 • Scored a 17-4 major decision over Evan Guffey of St. John's • Finished second at the Husky Open • Scored a 12-3 major over UW Parkside's Arik Yde • Won five matches at the Bison Open • Picked up a 17-1 technical fall win over John Kyrska of Concordia • Downed Justin Reinsma of Southwest Minnesota by a 22-6 technical fall.

2010-11 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 18-6
Dual Meet Record: 3-2
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 3
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 0

Went 18-6 overall with three pins and three major decisions in his second year with the Gophers • Captured the 133 pound title at the North Country Open after pinning James Woiwor of St. Johns at 2:07 in the first round and a 13-4 major decision over Adam Joseph in the championship • Defeated Cal-State Fullerton's Marcus Orona 5-3 in the Gophers' 39-0 stomping of the Titans • Placed fourth at the Kaufman-Brand Open • Finished 2-1 at the Northern Quad Open with a 10-1 major decision over Justin Solberg of North Dakota State, a 7-5 win over Appalachian State's Chris Johnson and a loss to Central Michigan's Scotti Sentes in a major decision • Won the Bison Open • Earned his second letter.

2009-10 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 9-10
Dual Meet Record: 1-5
Big Ten Record: 1-3
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 0
Technical Falls: 0

Went 9-10 on the season, wrestling all matches at 133 • Went 1-5 in dual meets and 1-3 in Big Ten duals, filling in for the injured Jayson Ness • Competed in first career dual meet on 1/10 against Iowa at the National Duals, falling 4-6 to Nate Moore • Scored first career dual meet win on 1/23 with an 11-5 win over Zac Stevens of Michigan • First career fall came in the fifth place match of the Bison Open over Adam Helgeson of St. Cloud State, getting the pin in 1:23 • Posted a 4-2 record at the Bison Open to finish in fifth place • Won career high three straight matches to open the Dragon Open before losing to teammate David Thorn in the championship match to finish second • Wrestled two ranked opponents, falling 4-6 to No. 1 Franklin Gomez of Michigan State on 1/22 and 14-29 to No. 8 Tyler Graff of Wisconsin on 1/29 • Earned first letter.

2008-2009 • REDSHIRTED:
Competed of the Golden Gophers Academic Award • Posted 2-2 mark on the season, competing solely in open in events • Tallied one pin • First career win came on Nov. 15 at the Bison Open as a 12-4 major decision win • Named a U of M Maroon Scholar Athlete.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Competed for Prairie Farm High School • Two-time state champion • Boasted a prep career mark of 171-11 • Integral part of three Lakeland Conference championships for Prairie Farm during prep career • Three-time all-Lakeland Conference • Three-time CrossFace All-Academic honoree • Two-time NHSCA All-Academic team salutatorian • Earned eight high school letters; four each in wrestling and baseball.

PERSONAL:
Son of Tony and Suzie Antczak • Born May 18, 1990 • Siblings are Cassie (26) and Kade (13) • Lists his most memorable sports thrill as winning his first state championship • Majoring in chemical engineering.

Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2009-10 133 9-10 9-10 1-5 1-3 - 1 - - 0-3 2L 1:23 - -
2010-11 133 18-6 18-6 3-2 - - 3 3 - - - - - -
2011-12 133 18-6 18-6 - - - 1 6 3 - - 3:11 - -
Total 45-22 45-22 4-7 1-3 - 5 9 3 0-3 - 1:23 - -