Brayton Lee and Garrett Joles Win National Collegiate Open

Competing at the National Collegiate Open in Smyrna, Delaware, both 149-pound Brayton Lee and 197-pound Garrett Joles were crowned champions. Both competing unattached, Lee and Joles gave the Gophers two champions out of two grapplers. Minnesota was one of only three teams to crown two tournament champions and they did… Continue reading

Lee Crowned Junior National Champion, McKee Places Third

Fargo, ND – Three future Gophers took to the mats in Fargo this week competing at the Junior National Championships. Brayton Lee and Patrick Mckee each ended their tournaments on the podium gaining Junior National All-American Honors. Brayton Lee wrestled to a first-place finish in Fargo and earned the title… Continue reading

Steveson, Lee Presented State Excellence Awards

STILLWATER, Okla. — The National Wrestling Hall of Fame announced Thursday afternoon the state winners of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award (DSHSEA). Incoming University of Minnesota student-athletes Gable Steveson (Minnesota) and Brayton Lee (Indiana) both received the honor of their respective state. Continue reading

#1 Brayton Lee Signs With Minnesota

Brayton Lee loomed large as one of the final athletes to make his college commitment. Today, the nation’s top-ranked 152-pounder signed his national letter of intent with the Minnesota Gophers. Lee cements a very strong recruiting class for Brandon Eggum and his coaching staff. Joining him in Minneapolis are consensus… Continue reading