2011-12 REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE: Overall Record: 14-2 Dual Meet Record: 5-1 Big Ten Record: 1-0 Pins: 5 Major Decisions: 7 Technical Falls: 1
Season cut short due to injury Started the season as the Golden Gophers' top 133 pound wrestlers Started the season 7-0 Pinned Joe Stanzione of Cornell at 2:25 in the first dual of the season Scored a 14-5 major decision over Derek Reber of Penn State Finished second at the Southern Scuffle Won both the Bison and Jim Fox Spartan Open.
2010-11 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Overall Record: 16-13 Dual Meet Record: 7-6 Big Ten Record: 4-4 Pins: 2 Major Decisions: 3 Technical Falls: 1
Received the Most Dedicated Wrestler Award Went 16-13 overall on the season with 7-6 record in duals meets and 4-4 in Big Ten matches Recorded two pins with three major decisions and one technical fall Finished seventh in his first career appearance at the Big Ten championships Defeated Zac Stevens of Michigan 11-5 Picked up a major decision win over Ohio State's Jacob Vaughan (19-11) Finished second at the 2010 Husky Open with a 4-1 record after earning back-to-pack pins over Charlie Wilczek of Ridgewater at 5:21 in the second round and 4:11 against Weston Hanson of St. Cloud State in the semifinals Earned his first letter.
2009-10 REDSHIRTED: Posted a 16-3 mark in his first season in the maroon and gold, wrestling at 133 and solely in open tournaments Won three matches by fall and four by major decision A winner in his first career match, 12-5 over Tanner Beaman on Mary Finished as runner-up at the North Country Open on 1/30 after starting 3-0 but withdrawing before the championship match Was a runner-up at the Worthington Open, going 3-1 and falling 6-10 in the title match Won his first championship at the Dragon Open, going 3-0 and beating teammate Thane Antczak 8-3 in the championship match Placed second at the Kaufman-Brand Amateur after a 4-1 performance, with his only loss to CJ Napier of Nebraska, 2-3 in the championship match Won a co-championship at the Bison Open, with a 3-0 tally.
HIGH SCHOOL: 2009 graduate of St. Michael-Albertville High School Coached by Dan Lefebvre and Greg Greeno Four-time state champion Two-time Junior National Freestyle All-American Captured the Minnesota state title at 125 pounds as a junior and finished the 2008 campaign with a 46-2 record Led his squad to three team state titles, before placing fourth as a senior in 2009 Named a Fargo All-American Ranked as the No. 24 overall prospect in the nation and the No. 2 recruit in his weight class Also earned second team academic all-state honors as a junior.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 14, 1990 Son of John and Brenda Thorn Has a brother Mike, a former Golden Gopher wrestler,and a sister Christine Mike is a current Golden Gopher wrestler Majoring in business marketing Lists winning Fargo Nationals as his greatest sports thrill.