The Minnesota wrestling team opened the season at the 41st annual Bison Open today in Fargo, N.D. For the day, the Gophers brought home nine titles, which was the same amount as last year.
Zach Sanders (125), David Thorn (133), Nick Dardanes (141), Dylan Ness (149), Jake Deitchler (157), Cody Yohn (165), Kevin Steinhaus (184), Sonny Yohn (197) and Tony Nelson (Hwt) all brought home titles for the Gophers.
Minnesota will next start up its dual matches of the 2011-12 season. First up will be a matchup against No. 5 Cornell on Friday November 18, at 5:30 p.m. CST. On that Sunday the Gophers will head to take on the defending NCAA National Champions the Penn State Nittany Lions at 11 a.m. CST. That match will be live on the Big Ten Network.