Jay

Sornson

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Weight: 174
Year: Junior
Hometown: Nebraska City, Neb.
High School: Morningside/Nebraska City
Major: Horticulture

Bio

2017-18 (Junior)
Regular Season - 174 pounds

  • Did not wrestle in competition in 2017-18

2016-17 (Sophomore)
Regular Season – 165 pounds

  • 5-5 record overall
  • Bonus points: one pin, one technical fall and two major decisions
  • Placed second in the Doane Open with a 3-1 record (Dec. 10)
  • DNP in two additional open tournaments

2015-16 (Redshirt)
Regular Season – 157 pounds

  • 10-5 record overall
  • Bonus Points: three pins and one major decision
  • Finished third at the UNK Loper Open (Dec. 12)
  • Finished fifth at the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open (Nov. 21)
  • DNP at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 1)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa for one season
  • Qualified for nationals
  • Helped Morningside to a runner-up team finish at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championships
  • Attended high school at Nebraska City
  • As a senior in 2014, he went 46-5 en route to a fourth-place finish at state at 152 pounds
  • As a junior in 2013, he went 45-4 en route to a fourth-place finish at state at 145 pounds
  • As a sophomore in 2012, he qualified for state but did not place
  • All-conference football team member in 2014

Personal

  • Born: May 12, 1996
  • Parents: Jerad and Susanne Sornson
  • Sister: Gretchen; Brother: Darin
  • Major: Horticulture

Nebraska Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2015-16* 10-5 0-0 3 0 1 -- --
2016-17 5-5 0-0 1 1 2 -- --
2017-18 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 -- --
Career 5-5 0-0 1 1 2 0-0 0-0

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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