Jared Rosholt




2008-09: Third-place finisher at the NCAA Championships earned All-America status for the second consecutive year ... Won his first two bouts at the national tournament before getting bumped into the wrestleback, where he rattled off wins over East Stroudsburg’s Chris Birchler, No. 7 John Wise of Illinois, No. 4 Jermail Porter of Kent State and No. 7 Dan Erekson of Iowa to place third ... Went 35-5 on the year with a 20-2 mark in dual competition and a 12-5 slate against ranked opponents ... Sat in the No. 1 spot in the national rankings for the bulk of the regular season ... Won his first 24 bouts before suffering his first setback, not including his 8-4 win over No. 3 Kyle Massey of Wisconsin at the NWCA All-Star Classic ... His 35 victories and 13 pins led the team and his 17 bonus-point victories ranked second on the squad ... His pin total was the highest for a Cowboy since Steve Mocco claimed 16 wins by fall in 2006-07 ... Won the heavyweight bracket at the Central Missouri Open, where he pinned each of his first four opponents before claiming a 4-1 win over No. 4 Mark Ellis of Missouri ... Took home the heavyweight title at the Reno Tournament of Champions after beating No. 7 Mitch Monteiro of Cal State Bakersfield and No. 15 Konrad Dudziak of Duke, among others ... Recognized as Big 12 Wrestler of the Week after his performance in Reno ... Earned Outstanding Wrestler honors at the Virginia Duals after picking up three bonus-point wins at the event and not allowing any of his four opponents to score against him.

 

2007-08: Compiled a 33-5 overall record to go with an 18-2 dual match mark ... Team leader with seven pins ... Added two major decisions and two technical falls ... Earned All-America honors for the first time by placing fourth at the NCAA Championship ... Pinned Pennsylvania’s Trey McLean in 2:59 in his first round bout, then followed that up by beating 12th-seeded Mark Ellis of Missouri, 4-2 in the second round ... Assured himself of All-American status after beating fourth-seeded Matt Fields of Iowa, 2-0 in the quarterfinals ... Lost a narrow 3-2 decision to top-seeded and eventual NCAA champion Dustin Fox of Northwestern in the semifinals ... Handed seventh-seeded David Zabriskie of Iowa State a 6-1 beating in the wrestleback semifinals before losing a 4-1 decision at the hands of third-seeded Ed Prendergast of Navy in the third-place match ... Big 12 heavyweight champion beat a pair of ranked opponents at the conference meet to claim that title ... Pinned No. 14 Jon May of Nebraska in 6:03 in the semifinals before taking down No. 5 David Zabriskie three times as part of a 9-5 win in the championship bout ... Making his championship even sweeter was the fact that Rosholt was 0-4 in his career vs. Zabriskie prior to that match ... Started the season by winning each of his first 15 bouts ... Runner-up at the Reno Tournament of Champions, where he compiled a 4-1 record that was highlighted by a 4-2 win over No. 2 Bubba Gritter of Central Michigan and a 9-0 major decision win over No. 9 Zach Hammond of Cornell ... Champion at the season-opening Central Missouri Open by compiling a perfect 5-0 record at the event that included a fall and a major decision ... His 6-3 win over No. 20 Nathan Fernandez of Oklahoma helped the Cowboys to a 21-9 Bedlam Series win over the Sooners in Stillwater ... Beat Fernandez by an 8-3 score in the rematch in Norman ... Beat No. 12 Mark Ellis of Missouri by a 5-3 decision during the regular season ... Stormed through the Virginia Duals, claiming a 6-3 decision over No. 16 John Wise of Illinois in the championship round ... Went 4-0 at the Northeast Duals.

 

2006-07: 2007 NCAA Championships qualifier ... Big 12 runner-up ... Compiled a 23-12 overall record, including a 12-6 mark in duals ... Picked up a pair of wins over top-five opponents, handing No. 4 Ty Watterson of Oregon State a 6-5 defeat in the third-place match at the Reno Tournament of Champions and handing No. 5 Matt Fields of Iowa a 2-1 setback at the National Duals ... Beat No. 17 Mark Ellis of Missouri by a 4-0 score at the Big 12 Championships ... Won one of his three matches at the NCAA Championships when he claimed a 4-0 victory over Cornell’s Zach Hammond ... Won eight of nine matches during one stretch of the season ... Won a pair of matches by fall ... Two of his victories were by major decision, as he stormed through Nebraska’s Tom Rice, 12-3, and beat Lindenwood’s Lance Shunia, 10-1.

 

2005-06 (Redshirt Year): Compiled a 12-3 record competing exclusively in open tournaments during his redshirt year ... Placed in all three tournaments he entered, highlighted by a championship at the FHSU-Bob Smith Open ... Took fifth place at the Kaufman-Brand Open, defeating Virginia Tech’s Mike Faust in the fifth-place match.

 

High School: Attended Ponca City HS, where he was coached by Todd Steidley ... Member of Wrestling USA Magazine’s 2005 All-America Dream Team ... A two-time runner-up at freestyle nationals ... Four-time state champion won a pair of state titles in Idaho before moving to Oklahoma his junior year ... Two-time champion at the Reno Tournament of Champions ... Owned a 150-5 record during his time in high school ... Dave Schultz Regional Award Winner ... Also played football.

 

Personal: Jared Rosholt was born August 4, 1986 in Sandpoint, Idaho ... Son of Jim and Tracey Rosholt ... Has four siblings, Jake, Jesyca, Adam and Blake ... Brother, Jake, was a three-time national champion wrestler at Oklahoma State ... Brother, Adam is a freshman on the Cowboy wrestling team ... Majoring in education.

 

Rosholt Capsule

Year            Overall        Dual    vs. Ranked     Fall          MD         TF         Quick

2005-06                                                         Redshirted                                   

2006-07        23-12          12-6            3-8              2              2            0            1:57

2007-08         33-5           18-2           11-5             7              2            2            1:00

2008-09         35-5           20-2           12-5            13             3            1            1:04

Career          91-22         50-10         25-19           22             7            3            1:00

 


 

 

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