Oct 212014

MINNEAPOLIS — InterMat has released preseason NCAA Division I wrestling rankings. Minnesota begins the 2014-15 season ranked No. 1 in both the tournament rankings and dual meet rankings. The Gophers have five wrestlers ranked in the top five, including two wrestlers ranked No. 1.

Updated rankings are released every Tuesday during the NCAA wrestling season. The next rankings update will occur on November 4.

View rankings at InterMat: click here »

Oct 202014

In September, Andy Bisek became the first U.S. Greco-Roman wrestler since 2009 to win a medal at the World Championships. Bisek, a native of Chaska, Minnesota, claimed the bronze medal at 75 kilos with a technical fall victory over Hiroyuki Shimizu of Japan. His World bronze-medal performance capped a season in which he won gold medals at five international tournaments.

InterMat caught up with Bisek and talked to him about his performance at the World Championships, what he needs to improve on to win gold, future plans and much more. Continue reading at www.intermatwrestle.com

Oct 192014

An illustrious group of people from the wrestling community came together on October 18th at Augsburg College in Minneapolis to honor and celebrate Greco-Roman wrestling history.

Four Greco-Roman wrestling greats, an influential contributor, and a prominent wrestling family were recognized for their achievements in the sport of wrestling. Continue reading »

Oct 172014

FARGO, N.D. – Three North Dakota State University wrestlers earned spots in the preseason individual rankings released by TheOpenMat.com this week. Junior Hayden Zillmer came in at No. 10 at 174 pounds, senior Kurtis Julson is No. 15 at 184, and sophomore Josh Rodriguez is ranked No. 16 at 125.

Zillmer and Julson are returning NCAA Championships qualifiers for the Bison, as both advanced to the national tournament for the first time in 2014. Continue reading »

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