Undefeated Pitt shuts out Jackrabbits
Eighteenth-ranked Pittsburgh remained undefeated in duals this season, shutting out South Dakota State by a 34-0 count Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena.
In improving to 8-0 overall, the Panthers won four matches by major decision and the other six by decision. Five of Pitt’s dual wins this season have come against Big 12 Conference opponents. SDSU dropped to 1-5 overall. Continue reading
The Guillotine Action Photos from Iowa at Minnesota. January 13, 2019 at The Maturi Pavilion in Minneapolis, Minn. Continue reading
The University of Minnesota wrestling team fell in their top-ten tilt against No.4 Iowa 24-10. The No.7 Gophers won three bouts, but it wasn’t enough to lengthen their seven-dual winning streak.
The loss marked the Gophers first dual loss they fell to No. 2 Oklahoma State on Nov. 18, 2018, a span of 56 days.
The Gophers packed Maturi Pavilion with 5,238 people for the first sell out since February 9, 2014.
“It was an incredible crowd, we always appreciate our supporters and this was no different,” head coach Brandon Eggum said. “If a few of those close ones go a different way it’s a whole different match.” Continue reading
Ashland Northland Invite
1 Aitkin 174.0
2 Ashland 152.0
3 Lakeland 133.0
4 Superior 90.5
5 Virginia 87.5
6 Hayward 74.0
7 Proctor 68.5
8 Bayfield/Washburn 7.0
Bertha Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie Invitational
1 LPGE-Browerville 276
2 Bertha Hewitt/Verndale/Parkers Prairie 217
3 Benson 137
4 Crosby-Ironton 116.5
5 Staples-Motley 95.5
6 Park Rapids Area 95
7 Deer River 83
8 Breckenridge 82
9 Pelican Rapids 73.5
10 Wahpeton 48
11 Ortonville 36 Continue reading
The Apple Valley product is a rare wrestling talent who can turn any match into an event.
A minute into Gable Steveson’s first home wrestling match for the Gophers, he took down the No. 3 heavyweight in the country with a near fall, the Maturi Pavilion crowd erupting in cheers while Derek White struggled on his back.
Then in the second period, Steveson danced across the mat, scissor-stepping the iconic Muhammad Ali shuffle while the audience chuckled.
As time expired that November day, the Gophers freshman had one arm wrapped around the Oklahoma State senior, the other raised to the fans, gesturing for them to applaud his 8-2 victory. When the buzzer sounded, Steveson bounced up, flexing his biceps, shouting, “This is my house! My house!” Continue reading at www.startribune.com
SMSU falls to nationally-ranked Augsburg
MARSHALL, Minn. – The Southwest Minnesota State wrestling team fell 32-6 to nationally-ranked, Augsburg University, in a non-conference dual on Saturday afternoon.
SMSU drops to 0-3 overall while Augsburg advances to an undefeated 8-0 on the season. Continue reading