Seven Gophers are headed to Edinboro, Pennsylvania, for the Edinboro Open while three others will travel across the border to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, for the Don Parker Open.
Heading to Northwest Pennsylvania will be 125-pound Skyler Petry, 125-pound Patrick McKee (unattached), 149-pound Brayton Lee (unattached), 165-pound Jake Allar, 174-pound Bailee O’Reilly, 184-pound Brandon Krone, and 197-pound Rylee Streifel.
O’Reilly is seeking his third straight weekend with a title after winning the Worthington Open and North Country Open the past two weekends. McKee and Streifel look for their second straight Open Title after winning at the North Country Open as well.
Krone defeated Northwestern’s Brendan Devine by 18-0 technical fall the last time he wrestled and has lost only to top-15 opponents since December.
In Wisconsin, 133-pound Jake Gliva, 149-pound Brenn Olson, and 184-pound Caden Steffen will all wrestle unattached. Both Gliva and Steffen will look to improve on third place finishes last weekend at the North Country Open.
Steffen took home the title at his weight class at the Worthington Open.