Gopher Freshman Focus: Brandon Morvari

There are seven newcomers to the Minnesota wrestling team for the 2023-24 season. In order to get to know them better, GopherSports.com is doing Q&As with each. Up next, Brandon Morvari, a freshman from Richfield, Minn. Morvari was a two-time state champion at Simley High School, winning at 113 pounds as a junior and 120 pounds as a senior. He also placed third as a sophomore and was a part of team state championships in all four seasons.

Morvari went 11-8 overall this season at 125 pounds. He competed in five events, including four tournaments, highlighted by a fourth-place finish at the Bison Open. Morvari made his dual and Big Ten debut in a 7-6 SV2 loss to Illinois’ Justin Cardani on Feb. 9. Continue reading at gophersports.com →

Brandon Morvari Becomes Sixth Member of Signing Class

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota wrestling head coach Brandon Eggum announced Friday that Brandon Morvari has signed a National Letter of Intent to become the sixth member of the Golden Gophers’ 2023 recruiting class.

“Brandon comes from one of the premier in-state programs where he was coached by Gopher alum Will Short,” Eggum said. “He has had success at the state and national level and will be a great addition to our lightweights.”

A Richfield, Minn., native, Morvari won two individual state titles and four team titles at Simley High School where he was teammates with fellow signee Gavin Nelson and current redshirt sophomore Bennett Tabor.

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