Itasca Community College has hired a new Head Wrestling Coach. David Copp, of Oostburg, Wis., has been introduced as the New Head Wrestling Coach. David served as the Assistant this last season, and helped an Itasca team that finished sixth in the Nation, with five National Qualifiers and an All-American. Continue reading at grandrapidsmn.com
Justin Ruiz (Orem, Utah/New York AC) dropped his opening bout at 96 kg/211.5 lbs. in Greco-Roman at the World Olympic Games Qualifying Tourmament in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday. This is the final qualifying event where athletes can qualify their nation for the Olympic Games at their weight. Continue reading at themat.com
Minnesota Storm wrestlers Chad Shilson and Mark Levesseur win double titles
TUCSON, Ariz. – Twelve athletes won double titles, claiming gold medals in both Greco-Roman and freestyle, at the 2012 USA Wrestling Veterans National Championships on May 4. Continue reading at themat.com
This year’s team consists of twenty-seven individuals from around the Mankato area. The team by numbers… 25 wrestlers were state entrants, ten were state place winners, four were state finalist, and two were state champions.
By Mike Finn
J Robinson doesn’t needed to be reminded by those outside the Minnesota wrestling program that he is 65 years old.
That happens enough from those inside the Gopher wrestling room. Continue reading at win-magazine.com