Eight Gophers Gearing Up for U23 World Team Trial

The University of Minnesota will send eight wrestlers to Akron, Ohio at the Louis and Freda Stile Athletic Field House for the U23 World Team Trial, which runs from June 1-3. U23 freestyle wrestling will not begin until the morning of June 2. Steve Bleise (70kg), Ben Brancale (65kg), Carson… Continue reading

Zillmer, Nelson Compete in World Team Trial Finals

Rochester, Minn. – There were two Minnesota wrestlers who battled in the best-of-three finals today at the World Team Trials with Hayden Zillmer, who hails from Minneapolis, earning a Final X birth at 92-kilograms. University of Minnesota alum Tony Nelson, who was fresh off his victory over Gable Steveson yesterday,… Continue reading

Fix tops Ramos in two, Valencia upsets Dieringer as Final X field in men’s freestyle is completed

ROCHESTER, Minn. – The remaining 10 spots for Final X have been determined after an action-packed afternoon at World Team Trials Challenge Tournament best-of-three finals in Rochester, Minn., on Sunday. In the headlining series of the day, Daton Fix, who just wrapped up his freshman season at Oklahoma State, avenged… Continue reading