Single match tickets for the 2019-20 Gopher wrestling season are now on sale with match times and television information finalized for this year’s schedule.
Fans can buy tickets online at GopherSports.com or by calling the Gophers ticket office at 1-800-U-GOPHER. For a direct link to tickets, check HERE.
The Gophers will have three home duals televised on major networks this season. First up the Gophers will appear on Big Ten Network against Wisconsin on Jan. 10 and Penn State on Feb. 9. Then, in the team’s final dual before the postseason, the Maroon and Gold welcome Nebraska on Feb. 21 for a dual televised on ESPNU.
In addition to the television schedule, the start times for all home duals have also been finalized. The Gophers will have four evening duals including the program’s conference duals against Wisconsin, Ohio State, and Nebraska.
When the Maroon and Gold welcome the defending champion Penn State Nittany Lions, the dual will start at 1 pm in the afternoon.
Gopher wrestling fans will get their first chance to see this year’s squad at the annual open practice and wrestle-offs at Maturi Pavilion on Oct. 26. After the Gophers open the season with a pair of nonconference duals at home against Cal State Bakersfield and Rider, the Gophers will eventually begin a grueling Big Ten schedule.
Minnesota’s four Big Ten home opponents all finished inside the top-25 at last year’s NCAA Championships, including Penn State, Ohio State, and Nebraska which all finished in the top-ten of the nation.
Conference play opens up against border rival Wisconsin on Friday, January 10, 2019.
The Buckeyes and Nittany Lions, the top two team’s last season, will be coming to the Twin Cities on January 26 and February 9, 2019, respectively. The Cornhuskers will the Gophers’ final dual before the Big Ten Championships when they face off on February 21, 2019.
Minnesota will close the season out across the river at US Bank Stadium for the 2020 NCAA Wrestling Championships. For information regarding 2020 Championships tickets, see HERE.