Gophers Place Four on the Podium at 2019 NCAA Championships

PITTSBURGH- After finishing session five of the 2019 NCAA Championships, the Gophers wrestling team have concluded their tournament with four All-Americans placing in third, sixth, seventh, and eighth.

After the morning session, the Gophers (14-3, 7-2 B1G) sit in eighth place as a team with 53.5 team points. Last season the Maroon and Gold finished in 17th place.

Team scores will be finalized after the championships session Saturday evening.

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Four Gophers Earn All-American Honors on Day Two

PITTSBURGH – The Gophers wrestling team finished up day two of the 2019 NCAA Championships tied for eighth place as a team with four All-Americans locked in.

For 141-pound Mitch McKee, 174-pound Devin Skatzka, and heavyweight Gable Steveson it was their first time becoming an All-American. For Lizak, it’s his third consecutive season.

The last time the Gophers had four All-Americans was in 2017.

The Gophers have 48 team points and are tied with Michigan in eighth place.

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