Meet The Gopher Freshmen: Drew Roberts

The Coeur d’Alene product is the first freshman to be highlighted as we introduce the new batch of Gopher grapplers

Another season of Minnesota Wrestling is just around the corner, which means it is time to introduce the new class of incoming freshmen. First up is Drew Roberts, the Couer d’Alene, Idaho product, who was a three-time high school state champion in three different states, including an Idaho state title as a senior at 152 pounds under high school coach and uncle Jeff Moffat.

Now Roberts, who is the son of veteran Division-I wrestling coach Kevin Roberts, jumps to the collegiate scene as he looks to enter the fold in a deep middleweight roster for the Maroon & Gold.

GopherSports: Right away, what was it that led you to choose the University of Minnesota?

Roberts: I think the biggest thing was the tradition that Minnesota wrestling has, and the culture that the coaches bring to their team. They are coaches that will be there for you, even if it was outside of wrestling they would have your back. I just thought with all of that, Minnesota was the best place for me to become the best wrestler and person that I can be. Continue reading at →