Smith repeats as Greco champion, Speiller, Haight also win golds at Pan American Championships

FRISCO, Texas – Three U.S. Greco-Roman stars won gold medals and the USA won the team title at the Pan American Championships on Sunday night at the Dr. Pepper Arena. Team USA had seven total medals, including a silver and three bronze medals Winning the Pan American Championships for the… Continue reading

Tony Nelson Wins Silver Medal In Turkey

Gopher alums Tony Nelson and Scott Schiller donned the red, white and blue this weekend as part of Team USA at the Yasar Dogu International in Istanbul and both turned in strong performances, particularly Nelson, who captured the silver medal in freestyle at 125 kilograms. Nelson picked up three victories… Continue reading

14 athletes qualify for U.S. Olympic Team Trials field in Iowa City at Schultz Memorial and on tours

There were 14 athletes added to the field in late January for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling, which will be held at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, April 9-10. The major qualifying event just held was the Dave Schultz Memorial International, held at the U.S. Olympic… Continue reading

Jayson Ness Qualifies For U.S. Olympic Team Trials

Ness’ dominant performance in Colorado Springs on Saturday clinched his spot in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Jayson Ness won the 65-kilogram title in freestyle at the Dave Schultz Memorial International in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Saturday, a victory that guarantees the former Gopher and 2010 NCAA champion a spot… Continue reading

102 athletes qualify for U.S. Olympic Team Trials field in Iowa City through U.S. Nationals/Trials Qualifier in Las Vegas

There were 102 athletes added to the field this weekend for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Wrestling, which will be held at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, April 9-10. The U.S. Senior Nationals/Trials Qualifier was held in Las Vegas, Nev. this past weekend, the largest qualifying event… Continue reading