Gophers Send Nine To NCAA Championships

Gophers Send Nine To NCAA Championships

March 9, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS — Nine members of the No. 5 Minnesota wrestling program are slated to compete at the 2011 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships as the Gophers take aim on their fourth national championship in school history. The Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia will host the three-day event from March 17-19.

The NCAA announced this year’s tournament brackets, seedings and at-large bids on Wednesday evening with six of Minnesota’s competitors earning seeds in their respective weight classes. 330 wrestlers will compete in the 2011 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, 33 in each of the 10 weight classes. Below is the information for Minnesota’s nine representatives to the NCAA competition.

Wrestler Seed Weight
Zach Sanders 5 125
David Thorn 133
Mike Thorn 2 141
Danny Zilverberg 149
Cody Yohn 12 165
Scott Glasser 174
Kevin Steinhaus 8 184
Sonny Yohn 9 197
Tony Nelson 8 285

Qualifiers List
Qualification Allocation Chart
At-large selections

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