Tim Christianson
Tim  Christianson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Albert Lea, Minn.

High School:
Albert Lea HS

Weight:
184


03/22/2017

Nine Gophers Named Academic All-Big Ten

Five of the team's NCAA qualifiers are among those honored by the conference for achievements in the classroom

12/10/2016

Five Gophers Stand on Husky Open Podium

Eight Minnesota wrestlers were on the St. Cloud State campus on Saturday for the Husky Open, where five placed

02/01/2016

Brancale Captures North Country Open Title

Second straight title for Brancale headlines six placing performances from Gophers

12/13/2015

Gophers Advance Four to Finals at Husky Open

Four Minnesota wrestlers reached the final matches at their weights on Saturday, with Steve Polakowski and Brad Dolezal winning individual titles

11/16/2015

Three Gophers Place at Cyclone Open

Ethan Lizak led the way for Minnesota wrestlers with a dominant title run at 125

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Finished a career-best fourth at the 2016 Husky Open
  • Earned a fall in his first career collegiate win

2016-17 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Overall Record:
0-1
Dual Meet Record:
- -
Big Ten Record:
- -
Pins:
- -
Major Decisions:
- -
Technical Falls:
- -

Lost only match of the year to Cory Flaata (St. Cloud State) during Husky Open, a 5-2 decision • Did not wrestle the rest of the season due to injury

2015-16 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)

Overall Record:
5-6
Dual Meet Record: - - 
Big Ten Record: - -
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: - -
Technical Falls: - -


Made collegiate debut at Daktronics Open • earned a fall in second college match with a first-period pin of Ayden Garcia (Northern State) • placed fourth at Husky Open • scored at least 10 points in each of his wins by decision

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-time wrestling letterwinner • Two-time All-Conference and All-Area honoree • All-State selection in 2015 • Academic All-State in wrestling • Honor student • Four-time academic letterwinner • Also earned three letters in football and two for track and field • Coached by Larry Goodnature


PERSONAL
Son of Tim and Kim Christianson • Has two siblings, Jake and Nikk • Most memorable sports thrill was defeating the defending state champion during the state tournament his senior season • Away from the mat and classes, he's solving Rubix Cubes and kneeboarding • Plans to major in biology or chemistry



Season Overall Dual Big Ten Pins Maj. Dec. Tech. Fall B1G Finish NCAA Finish
2015-16 (RS) 5-6 - - - - 1 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 0-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Totals 0-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -



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6/28/2017

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