WRESTLING


Wrestling 2/1/2018, 1:29am

Rylee Streifel aims to keep starting position with Gophers wrestling

Sophomore heavyweight Rylee Streifel is in his first year as a starter for the No. 18 Gophers.  Despite a challenging schedule featuring many top ranked opponents, he's made strides. Streifel has compiled a 5-8 dual record and is 8-9 overall. He’s done so while facing some of the best heavyweights in the country, including No. 2 Ohio State’s Kyle Snyder, No. 4 Michigan’s Adam Coon and No. 1 Penn State’s Nick Nevills.


Wrestling 1/29/2018, 12:44am

Gophers lose on pin in final match

Sophomore Ben Brancale was pinned in the first period of his match as No. 14 Minnesota (5-5, 2-3 Big Ten) lost to No. 20 Northwestern (8-2, 3-2 Big Ten) 20-18 Sunday afternoon at Maturi Pavilion. The Gophers suffered their third straight loss.


Wrestling 1/25/2018, 1:49am

Jake Short and Nick Wanzek share bond on and off the mat

When attending a Minnesota wrestling dual, fans can expect to see redshirt seniors Jake Short and Nick Wanzek slotted next to each other in the lineup at 157 and 164, respectively.  They appear in back-to-back matches much of the time, and the two are close outside the sport as well.