USA wraps up first day of men’s freestyle at U23 Worlds in Poland

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland – The U.S. U23 Men’s Freestyle World Team wrapped up its first day of competition at the U23 World Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Sunday. Team USA was unable to qualify a wrestler for the medal matches, going 0-4 on the day. “Overall, I think Daton (Fix) and… Continue reading

Fix, McKee, Brooks, and Kroells receive draws for U23 World Championships

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland – The first half of the men’s freestyle team weighed in and received draws for Saturday’s competition of the 2017 U23 World Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland. 2017 Junior World champion Daton Fix (Sand Springs, Okla./Titan Mercury/Cowboy RTC) will compete for his second World title this year, after emerging… Continue reading

McKee and Kroells Set for U23 World Championships

With the University of Minnesota wrestling team set to take the holiday weekend off, one of the biggest wrestling events of the year will be taking place in Bydgoszcz, Poland at the U23 World Championships. There will be one current and one former Gopher that will be competing for a… Continue reading

Fix beats Tomasello, Hancock makes third Greco World team at U23 World Team Trials on Sunday

ROCHESTER, Minn. – It was a fantastic finish as the final 12 weight classes were determined in the finals series of the USA Wrestling U23 World Team Trials at the Mayo Civic Center on Sunday. All eight men’s freestyle team members were determined, as well as the final four Greco-Roman… Continue reading

Pair of Gophers Earn U23 Team USA Spot

Both a current and a former University of Minnesota wrestling standouts earned a spot on the U23 Team USA roster for the U23 World Championships that are set in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Nov. 21-26. Sophomore Mitch McKee, 61-kilograms, and Michael Kroells, 125-kilograms, won their respective brackets to guarantee a spot… Continue reading

Guillotine Grapevine: Brandon Eggum and Gopher seniors Michael Kroells and Brett Pfarr

It was senior day for a number of Gopher wrestling seniors as Minnesota hosted Ohio State in the final home dual of the year at The Sports Pavilion. On Episode 26 of The Guillotine Grapevine, we’ll visit with two of the best Gopher seniors, Michael Kroells and Brett Pfarr after… Continue reading