McKee's second consecutive 60-kilogram title highlighted a strong weekend of competition for current Gophers at the UWW Junior National Championships in Las Vegas
Five current Gophers will be in the field in Las Vegas for the nation's premier 20-and-under wrestling freestyle and Greco tournaments
Dylan Anderson and Rylee Streifel brought home the 184-pound and heavyweight titles, respectively, highlighting a strong set of performances from Minnesota wrestlers
Ben Brancale’s march to the top of the podium in Collegeville, Minn. gave him his first collegiate tournament title since last year’s North Country Open
Dalton Lunde's first career collegiate tournament title and Will Balow's second headlined a day when seven Gopher wrestlers produced top-four performances
- Don Parker Open Champion ('17)
2016-17 • FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)
Overall Record: 11-5
Dual Meet Record: - -
Big Ten Record: - -
Major Decisions: 4
Technical Falls: 1
Won the Don Parker Open title, winning three of his four matches by major decision • Reached the championship bout in three of the five tournaments in which he competed • Finished as runner-up at both the Husky Open and the Worthing Open • North Won first career collegiate match with a second-period tech fall over Cade Brownlee (Iowa) • Eight of 11 wins on the season came with bonus points
Three-time wrestling letterwinner • Two-time, top-three placer at Wisconsin state tournament • Two-time All-Conference • Two-time Cliff Keen folkstyle All-American • Academic Excellence honoree all four years of high school • Also earned three letters in track and field • Coached by Chris Hansen
Son of Tim and Gwen Anderson • Has one siblings, Tyler • Most memorable sports thrill was winning the Bi-State Classic at 182 pounds his senior year • Away from the mat and classes, he tightrope and slackline walking, longboarding, skateboarding, snowboarding and playing piano • Plans to major in economics
Sanders Takes Gold in Cuba
2/22/2018 - Wrestling
Zach Sanders along with Minnesota Storm wrestler Hayden Zillmer earned gold medals at Cerro Pelado in Havana, Cuba.
The Man of Many Weights
2/22/2018 - Wrestling
Junior Brandon Krone has won matches at 165, 174, 184 and 197-pounds throughout his nearly four years in a Maroon and Gold singlet.
Match of the Week - Feb. 21
11/21/2017 - Wrestling
Each week the Gophers sit down with a wrestler to discuss the best match of that week.