Gopher’s Seniors Close Out Careers Unceremoniously

With the 2019-20 season now suddenly in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look back at our seven seniors who have closed out their careers in Maroon and Gold.

With over 300 combined victories, 150 bonus point victories, and 13 NCAA Tournament qualifications, this senior class has left an indelible mark in program history.

Now, we take a look at each individual Gophers senior and the accomplishments they racked up in Dinkytown. Plus, their thoughts on what wearing the Maroon and Gold singlet so special.

Continue reading

Gopher Wrestling Adds Hunter Ritter

The University of Minnesota wrestling program and head coach Brandon Eggum are happy to announce the addition of Hunter Ritter, an upper weight from Perryville, Maryland, who began his career at Wisconsin.

“We’re excited to have Hunter join our Gophers family,” Eggum said. “We’re looking forward to working with him and helping him reach his individual goals. We know Hunter’s abilities as an athlete and leader and hope he’ll help in our pursuit of our own team goals as we work to improve on our top-eight finish at NCAAs.”

Ritter arrives in the Twin Cities as a two-time national qualifier with one year of remaining eligibility. During his two seasons as the Badgers’ starter Ritter twice placed at the Big Ten Championships including a third place finish in 2017.

Continue reading