Jordan

Shearer

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

Bio

Honors & Awards

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

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 Science

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 -- --
Career 24-14 0-3 5 4 6 0-0 0-0

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

View Full Bio
Highlights vs. Wisconsin - 11/16
Nebraska Wrestling Highlights vs Minnesota - 1/20/17
Nebraska Wrestling at the Midlands Championships - 12/30/16