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

Sancho, Nelson among 12 tough wrestlers to win U23 World Team Trials on Saturday

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The first half of the 2017 U.S. U23 World Team was set on Saturday, when the day one finals were held in USA Wrestling’s U23 World Team Trials at the Mayo Civic Center on Saturday afternoon. All eight U.S. women’s freestyle team members were determined, as well… Continue reading

Listen For The ‘Thunder’: Getting Acquainted With Malcolm Allen

The only way you could have missed Malcolm Allen (130 kg, Minnesota Storm) this past year is if you had your head firmly stuck in the sand. Virtually out of nowhere, Allen debuted on the Senior Greco-Roman scene at the 2016 US Nationals last year in Las Vegas. Once a… Continue reading

USA lands three champs in Cadet Worlds finale

ATHENS, Greece – The United States went three-for-three in Sunday night’s gold-medal finals of the 2017 Cadet World Championships in Athens, Greece. Kurt McHenry won his second-consecutive Cadet World title, cruising to a 12-4 victory in the 46 kg/101 lbs. finals of the 2017 Cadet World Championships in Athens, Greece,… Continue reading