Jordan

Shearer

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Weight: 149
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fargo, N.D.
High School: West Fargo
Major: Nutrition Science

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Three-Time Academic All-Big Ten Honoree (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Nebraska Outstanding Scholar Award (2019)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015*, 2016, 2017, 2018*; Spring 2016, 2017, 2018*,2019*)
  • Sam Foltz Hero 27 Leadership Award (2018)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
    *-denotes perfect 4.0 grade-point average

2018-19 (Junior)

Big Ten Championships – DNP (1-2) – 149 pounds

  • First Round: Lost to #9 Pat Lugo (Iowa) by decision, 8-5
  • Cons. First Round: Defeated Parker Filius (Purdue) by pinfall (2:42)
  • Cons. Second Round: Lost to #18 Cole Martin (Wisconsin) in SV-1, 6-4

Regular Season – 149 pounds

  • 10-10 record overall (6-6 in duals)
  • Bonus points: three wins by major decision, six wins by decision, one by pinfall
  • Won his first ever top 20 bout in a 10-2 major decision against Minnesota's #19 Tommy Thorn
  • Defeated Christian Kanzler of Illinois 7-3 on Jan. 27
  • Finished fourth at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 4)

2017-18 (Sophomore)
Regular Season – 149 pounds

  • 12-5 record overall
  • Bonus Points: four technical falls and three major decisions
  • Tied for first in the elite division at the UNK Holiday Inn Open (Nov. 18)
  • Took second at the Roger Denker Open (Jan. 21)
  • Finished fifth at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 5)
  • DNP at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)

2016-17 (Redshirt Freshman)
Regular Season – 149 pounds

  • 12-9 record overall
  • Bonus points: five pins and three major decisions
  • Won the Sioux City Dave Edmonds Open with a 4-0 record, including three bonus-point wins (Feb. 4)
  • Tied for fifth at the Doane Open with a 3-1 record (Dec. 10)
  • Placed sixth at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open (Nov. 13)
  • DNP at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)
  • Wrestled in three duals for Nebraska

2015-16 (Redshirt)
Regular Season
– 149 pounds

  • 18-5 record overall
  • 10 pins, one technical fall and one major decision
  • Won the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open title (Nov. 21)
  • Won the Viking-Warrior Open (Jan. 2)
  • Finished third at the UNK Loper Open (Dec. 12)
  • DNP at two additional open tournaments

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at West Fargo High School in Fargo, N.D.
  • First in North Dakota history to win six state titles
  • Holds state record for wins (259)
  • Named 2015 North Dakota Outstanding Wrestler
  • As a senior, he won state at 145 pounds
  • As a junior, he won state at 132 pounds
  • As a sophomore, he won state at 126 pounds
  • As a freshman, he won state at 113 pounds
  • As an eighth-grader, he won state at 103 pounds
  • As a seventh-grader, he won state at 103 pounds
  • Two-time Junior Nationals All-American
  • Wrestled in four Junior and Cadet Nationals

Personal

  • Born: Oct. 6, 1996
  • Parents: Dean and Linda Shearer
  • Sister: Ashley (Reuter); Brother: Jesse (Wrestler at North Dakota State)
  • Major: Nutrition and Health Sciences (Bachelor's degree, May 2019)

Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2015-16* 18-5 0-0 10 1 1 -- --
2016-17 12-9 0-3 5 0 3 -- --
2017-18 12-5 0-0 0 4 3 -- --
2018-19 10-10 6-6 1 0 3 -- DNP (1-2)
Career 34-24 6-9 6 4 9 0-0 1-2

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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