Steinhaus named MWCA Mr. Minnesota of Wrestling

Kevin Steinhaus of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg is this year’s MWCA Mr. Minnesota of Wrestling it was announced today.

The Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association annually presents the Mr. Minnesota High School Wrestler award to the senior that best exemplifies the highest ideals of high school wrestling in Minnesota. Judging is based on past performances, citizenship, academics, leadership, and adherence to MSHSL rules.

Steinhaus is a three-time state champion and a five-time placewinner. He won the Class A 160 pound title this year, the 152 pound title as a junior, and the 145 pound title as a sophomore. Kevin also placed third at 130 pounds as a freshman and second at 112 pounds as an eighth grader. He ended his high school career second on the all-time wins list with a 246-12 record (95.34%) and was undefeated (136-0) in his last three seasons.

Steinhaus will continue his wrestling career in college next year with the Minnesota Gophers.

KMS High School head wrestling coach Wes Haglund, Kevin Steinhaus, parents Mike and Suzanne Steinhaus. Photo courtesy Ted Almen, Kerkhoven Banner

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