Gophers finish eighth

ST. LOUIS — Minnesota said goodbye to a successful group of senior wrestlers Saturday and gave one an especially heartfelt send-off at the Scottrade Center.

Chris Dardanes, Logan Storley and Scott Schiller all exited with fourth-place finishes, senior Dylan Ness took sixth and sophomore Michael Kroells placed eighth as the three-day tournament wrapped up.

“It’s a great senior class,” Minnesota coach J Robinson said. “People forget what this class has done. They’ve placed second in the nationals, they’ve placed third in the nationals, they placed second again, and this year they’re eighth. If you get that out of a senior class, you’ve got to say there’s a lot of good things that happened.” Continue reading at