Gophers wrestling letting wins speak for themselves

The fear of failure is a foreign concept for Gophers wrestling as the team emphasizes fundamentals and post-match reflections.

Gophers wrestling has pulled off multiple upset wins recently but is limiting internal conversations about their success.

As of Monday, the program sits at No. 10 in the National Wrestling Association Coach’s poll. Their most recent win over Northwestern pushed them to an overall 8-2 record.

Head coach Brandon Eggum said the team rarely talks about winning and is instead focused on “wrestling smart.”

“The winning and losing part is always going to be there; we’re all human, so you’re gonna think about that,” Eggum said. “I think the less you’re consumed by that, the better opportunity you have to go out and compete at your highest level.” Continue reading at →