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.