WRESTLING


Wrestling 2/18/2019, 10:56pm

Gophers nearly flawless wrestling buries Indiana

For the second straight week, the Gophers' wrestling team dominated a conference opponent. This time, the Gophers took down the Indiana Hoosiers, walking away with nine individual match victories, including five bonus point victories that led to a 34-3 win.


Wrestling 2/11/2019, 1:13am

Gophers finish the weekend 1-1

The Gophers (13-3, 6-2 Big Ten) wrestling team dominated the Maryland Terrapins 45-0 Sunday, bouncing back after falling to Nebraska on Friday. 


Wrestling 12/2/2018, 9:28pm

Gophers place 6th at Cliff Keen Invitational

The Gopher wrestling team traveled to Las Vegas this past weekend, finishing sixth in the two-day Cliff Keen Invitational. The team saw four players make the podium in an up-and-down performance from the team. 


Wrestling 3/19/2018, 12:02am

Gophers finish 17th in NCAA championships

Lizak lost in the championship round in the 2017 tournament, but this year, he had to go through wrestlebacks to finish All-American back-to-back. He lost his second-round match 4-2 in overtime, then followed that with five victories in a row to claim All-American honors and finish fourth. He was the only Minnesota wrestler to finish top eight, the qualification for All-American. 


Wrestling 2/22/2018, 12:52am

Out of 'the dungeon': UMN wrestling to get new facility

When University of Minnesota head wrestling coach Brandon Eggum was a member of the team in 1995, the squad practiced in “the dungeon” – the wrestling team’s room deep in the basement of the Bierman Field Athletic Building. Today, the team still practices in “the dungeon,” as it has since the early 1970s. But starting next year, the team will practice in a new, privately-funded wrestling facility.


Wrestling 2/15/2018, 12:46am

Injury-ridden Gophers head into last stretch of season

Minnesota has fought through numerous injuries en route to an 7-6 overall record. Going in to the dual against Rider, Minnesota has yet to have its first-team wrestlers in action at the same time. That won’t change on Sunday.