Nelson’s title season ends with honors

The sophomore heavyweight won 25 straight matches to end the season.

Sunday’s team wrestling banquet capped off a crazy weekend for Gophers heavyweight Tony Nelson.

Before the banquet held at a Minneapolis hotel, Nelson spent the weekend in Cambridge, Minn., being honored by his hometown. His former high school had a pep fest for him and Cambridge Mayor Marlys Palmer proclaimed April 27, 2012, “Tony Nelson Day,” which the soft-spoken Nelson described as “pretty neat.” Continue reading at