Dragons add one new and two transfers

Joining MSU-Moorhead for next season are state qualifier Michael Urban of Forest Lake as well as junior college transfers Phillipe Walker of Baltimore, Maryland and Conner Monk of Wausau, Wisconsin.

Walker is a 2012 NJCAA All-American for Minnesota West placing seventh at 133 pounds. Monk is a NJCAA National Championships qualifier for Itasca at 165 pounds.

Urban is projected at 174 pounds.

Where are they going in 2012-13? http://mnguillotine.com/highsch/wheregoing/wherego2012.htm

Eight inducted into the Bartelma Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame

Benson, MN – Eight new members were inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association (MWCA) Dave Bartelma Hall of Fame on April 28th in Benson, MN.

The new inductees honored were: Gary Alexander, Luke Becker, Bill Hinchley, Dean Hiscocks, Duane Koslowski, Chuck Ofsthun, Jeff “Bro” Olsen, and Howard Schultz.. Many Hall of Fame members were in attendance.

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Golden Gopher Wrestling Hands Out Post-Season Awards

Zach Sanders voted team MVP second straight year

The University of Minnesota wrestling team held their annual team awards banquet on Sunday night at the Ramada Inn in Minneapolis. Over 200 guests were attendance to honor the 2011-12 team well as individual honorees, who were presented with their awards at the event.

Minnesota capped off the season with a second place finish at the 2012 NCAA Championships. The Gophers were also crowned NWCA/Cliff Keen National Dual Champions and were named the Big Ten Regular Season Dual Co-Champions. The team finished the regular season with an overall record of 14-3 and 7-1 in the Big Ten. Minnesota defeated both Iowa (16-15) and Oklahoma State (18-13) en route to their National Dual title.

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