Collin

Jensen

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Weight: 285
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mobridge, S.D.
High School: Mobridge-Pollock
Major: Management

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Four-Time NCAA Championships Qualifier (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Nebraska Student-Athlete HERO Leadership Award (2015, 2016)
  • Nebraska Heart & Soul Award (2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2015; Spring 2013, 2015, 2017)

2016-17 (Senior)
NCAA Championships – DNP (1-2) – Heavyweight

  • First Round: Lost to Mike Kosoy (NC State) by decision, 2-5
  • Cons. First Round: Defeated Gage Hutchison (Eastern Michigan) by decision, 5-4
  • Cons. Second Round: Lost to #14 Thomas Haines (Lock Haven) by pin, 4:51

Big Ten Championships – 5th (4-2) - Heavyweight

  • First Round: Lost to Conan Jennings (Northwestern) by pin, 2:03
  • Cons. First Round: Defeated Tyler Kral (Purdue) by decision, 4-0
  • Cons. Second Round: Defeated #16 Brooks Black (Illinois) by injury default, 0:11
  • Cons. Quarterfinals: Defeated Yousif Hemida (Maryland) by major decision, 9-0
  • Cons. Semifinals: Lost to #8 Michael Kroells (Minnesota) by decision, 0-4
  • Fifth-Place Match: Defeated Razohnn Gross (Rutgers) by pin, 3:47

Regular Season – Heavyweight

  • 29-13 record overall (11-4 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: five pins, five technical falls and four major decisions
  • Finished fourth at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 6)
  • Finished second at the Harold Nichols Cyclone Open (Nov. 13)
  • Finished fifth at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)
  • Had the second-most pins (5) among Husker starters
  • 14 of his 29 wins were by bonus points

2015-16 (Junior)
NCAA Championships - DNP (2-2) - Heavyweight

  • Pigtails: Defeated Ryan Solomon (Pittsburgh) by decision, 8-2
  • First Round: Defeated #10 Joe Stolfi (Bucknell) by decision, 9-2
  • Second Round: Lost to #7 Amarveer Dhesi (Oregon St.) by major decision, 4-12
  • Cons. Second Round: Lost to Mike Hughes (Hofstra) by decision, 2-8

Big Ten Championships - 6th (2-3) - Heavyweight

  • First Round: Defeated Tyler Kral (Purdue) by pin, 3:12
  • Quarterfinals: Defeated #7 Sam Stoll (Iowa) by major decision, 14-5
  • Semifinals: Lost to #2 Kyle Snyder (Ohio State) by technical fall, 9-24
  • Cons. Semifinals: Lost to #12 Billy Smith (Rutgers) by decision, 4-6
  • Fifth-Place Match: Lost to Brooks Black (Illinois) by decision, 1-2

Regular Season - Heavyweight

  • 23-16 record overall (9-8 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: seven pins and five major decisions
  • Won the Bob Smith Open title (Dec. 6)
  • Tied for third at the Daktronics Open (Nov. 1)
  • DNP at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30)

2014-15 (Sophomore)
NCAA Championships - DNP (2-2) - Heavyweight

  • First Round: Lost to #6 Adam Coon (Michigan) by pin, 4:29
  • Cons. First Round: Defeated Nathan Butler (Stanford) by decision, 5-3
  • Cons. Second Round: Defeated #12 Denzel Dejournette (App. State) by decision, 3-1
  • Cons. Third Round: Lost to #3 Bobby Telford (Iowa) by decision, 2-9

Big Ten Championships - 10th (2-3) - Heavyweight

  • First Round: Lost to #14 Michael Kroells (Minnesota) by decision, 4-8
  • Cons. First Round: Defeated Tyler Kral (Purdue) by decision, 6-0
  • Cons. Second Round: Lost to #7 Jimmy Lawson (Penn St.) by major decision, 0-8
  • Ninth-Place Semifinal: Defeated #12 Nick Tavanello (Ohio St.) by major decision, 10-2
  • Ninth-Place Match: Lost to #15 Billy Smith (Rutgers) by decision, 2-5

Regular Season - Heavyweight

  • 21-15 record overall (10-5 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: four pins, two technical falls and four major decisions
  • Tied for third at the Cowboy Open (Nov. 8)
  • DNP at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 5-6)
  • DNP at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 1-2)

2013-14 (Redshirt Freshman)
NCAA Championships - DNP (0-2) - Heavyweight

  • First Round: Lost to #11 Austin Marsden (Oklahoma St.) by major decision, 2-10
  • Cons. First Round: Lost to Nick Tavanello (Ohio State) by pin, 3:41

Big Ten Championships - 10th (1-3) - Heavyweight

  • First Round: Lost to #14 Jon Gingrich (Penn St.) by major decision, 3-12
  • Cons. First Round: Lost to #8 Connor Medbery (Wisconsin) by decision, 2-5
  • Ninth-Place Semifinal: Defeated Alex White (Purdue) by decision, 3-1
  • Ninth-Place Match: Lost to #1 Adam Coon (Michigan) by pin, 1:24

Regular Season - Heavyweight

  • 20-15 record overall (7-6 in duals)
  • Bonus Points: five pins and three major decisions
  • Won the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open title (Nov. 3)
  • Finished fifth at the Reno Tournament of Champions (Dec. 22)
  • DNP at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 6-7)

2012-13 (Redshirt)
Regular Season - Heavyweight

  • 22-9 record overall
  • Bonus Points: 11 pins, four technical falls and three major decisions
  • Won the Nebraska-Kearney Holiday Inn Open title (Nov. 17)
  • Runner-up at the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open (Nov. 4)
  • Runner-up at the UNK Loper Open (Dec. 8)
  • Runner-up at the Viking-Warrior Open (Jan. 5)
  • Finished fourth at the Grand View Open (Jan. 26)
  • DNP at the Bob Smith Open (Dec. 1)
  • DNP at the Midlands Invitational (Dec. 29-30)

Before Nebraska

  • Wrestled at Mobridge-Pollock High School in Mobridge, S.D.
  • Career record of 168-62
  • Went 45-0 as a senior at 220 pounds en route to the state title
  • Went 39-3 as a junior at 215 pounds en route to third place at state
  • Three-time state qualifier
  • Holds the school single-season and career record for two-point nearfalls and also holds claim to the record for most pins in a season as a senior
  • Runner-up at the 2012 InterMat JJ Classic

Personal

  • Born: Feb. 14, 1994
  • Parents: Beth and Kyle Jensen
  • Brothers: Dayton and David (current member of Nebraska wrestling team)
  • Graduated in spring of 2017 with a bachelor's degree in business administration management

Career Results

Year Overall Dual Pins TF MD NCAA Big Ten
2012-13* 22-9 0-0 11 4 3 -- --
2013-14 20-15 7-6 5 0 3 DNP (0-2) 10th (1-3)
2014-15 21-15 10-5 4 2 4 DNP (2-2) 10th (2-3)
2015-16 23-16 9-8 7 0 5 DNP (2-2) 6th (2-3)
2016-17 29-13 11-4 5 5 4 DNP (1-2) 5th (4-2)
Career 93-59 37-23 21 7 16 5-8 9-11

*Redshirt season does not count in career totals

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Nebraska Wrestling Highlights vs Minnesota - 1/20/17
Nebraska Wrestling at the Midlands Championships - 12/30/16
Nebraska Wrestling Highlights vs Wisconsin - 1/13/17