University of Minnesota head wrestling coach Brandon Eggum announced the addition of Jared Krattiger beginning with the 2021-22 season. The Waterford, Wis., native will join the Maroon and Gold after spending three seasons at the University of Wisconsin.
A two-year starter for the Badgers, Krattiger compiled a 13-22 record, including a 4-5 mark in 2021. Seeded 11th at Big Ten Championships this past March, he finished in ninth place. As a redshirt freshman in 2020, Krattiger started 13 of 17 matches for the Badgers and finished ninth at the Big Ten Championships. Krattiger went 10-2 during his redshirt season with titles at the 2018 Cyclone and Luther Opens.
A graduate of Waterford High School, Krattiger was a 2018 Wisconsin state champion and compiled a 192-5 prep record. He finished third as a junior and sophomore and placed fifth as a freshman. Krattiger was a 2016 Cadet Folkstyle national champion and Cadet Freestyle state champion.
Krattiger is projected to compete at 174 pounds as a redshirt junior for the Golden Gophers with three years of eligibility remaining.