Whiting Added to Gopher’s Wrestling Roster

MINNEAPOLIS—Minnesota wrestling has expanded its 2024-25 roster, welcoming Clayton Whiting from Oconto Falls, Wis., and the University of Missouri.

Whiting comes to Minnesota after two years competing at 184 pounds with the Tigers, during which time he posted a 25-5 overall record.

“We are excited to welcome Clayton to the Minnesota Wrestling program,” Minnesota head coach Brandon Eggum said. “Clayton was a top recruit in his class and has had success at every level, now he gets the opportunity to compete in the premier wrestling conference. With his hunger for success and a commitment to training, he’s poised to make a significant impact and will be a great fit with our team.”

This past season as a redshirt freshman, Whiting went 10-3 overall, including an 8-3 record in duals. Five of his wins were by major decision, three were by tech fall, and he added one by pin.

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