Three-time state champion Dakota Trom of Apple Valley has given a verbal commitment to attend the University of Minnesota and wrestle for the Gophers following his upcoming senior season.
State champion Sam Brancale of Eden Prairie has given a verbal commitment to attend the University of Minnesota and wrestle for the Gophers following his upcoming senior season.
The Big Ten Network (BTN) will provide live coverage of two dual meets plus same-day telecasts of five duals for the upcoming wrestling season, according to its 2011-12 schedule announced Friday. More at examiner.com
Four All-Americans have been named captains of the 2011-12 University of Minnesota wrestling team. Seniors Zach Sanders and Sonny Yohn have been tabbed to lead the team, along with sophomores Tony Nelson and Kevin Steinhaus. The Gophers return seven of their nine competitors, from its NCAA Championship Team, which finished seventh overall last season. Minnesota will be looking to claim their fourth national championship this season.
The University of Minnesota released their 2011-12 schedule today. The regular season for the Gophers features six home duals, seven away duals, and three tournaments.
The legacy of University of Minnesota Athletics will be celebrated on September 22, 2011 at Ted Mann Concert Hall with the induction of 9 former Golden Gopher standouts into the “M” Club Hall of Fame.