Pfarr riding seven-match win streak for two championships in two weeks
Gophers go undefeated on the day to capture titles
Freshman Michael Kroells captures title in heavyweight competition
GopherSports will be doing a series of Q&As with incoming freshmen wrestlers to lead into the season.
2013-14 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN
Dual Meet Record:N/A
Big Ten Record:N/A
Did not see any action for the season.
2012-13 FRESHMAN (REDSHIRTED)
Overall Record: 18-5
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Major Decisions: 3
Technical Falls: 1
Finished season with 18-5 overall record in open competition Earned fifth place victory at Dakronics Open Took second at the Bison Open defeating teammate No. 10 Cody Yohn in a 3-2 decision during semifinals Took title at the MSU Moorhead Open (12/1) and the North Country Open (2/2) Saw 14-6 major decision over Peyton Walsh at the Southern Scufflle won seven matches by falls
Three-time State Champion Two-time Greco-Roman National Champion Named USA Wrestling All-American for both Freestyle and Greco-Roman six times (2008-2012) Earned All-Conference, All-Area, and All-State accolades all four years of high school for wrestling Also lettered in football and track Two-time All-Conference, All-Area, and All-State selection for football
Born December 13, 1993 Son of Mike and Malissa Baker Has five siblings; Britt (22), Austin (17), Ethan (14), Hayley (11), andBraden (6) Lists most memorable sports thrill as winning the national title in Fargo, N.D. by scoring a last second takedown in the third period Also enjoys juggling, ninja tumbling, fishing, and hunting Planning to major in communications and business
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Steveson Awarded Junior Hodge Trophy
5/24/2018 - Wrestling
Incoming freshman, and No. 1 recruit, Gable Steveson has been named the Junior Dan Hodge Trophy winner by WIN magazine.
Wrestling Adds All-American Sean Russell
5/23/2018 - Wrestling
University of Minnesota head wrestling coach Brandon Eggum has announced the addition of 125-pound, 2017 All-American, Sean Russell to the Golden Gophers.
Zillmer, Nelson Compete in World Team Trial Finals
5/20/2018 - Wrestling
There were two Minnesota wrestlers who battled in the best-of-three finals at the World Team Trials with Hayden Zillmer earning a Final X birth at 92-kilograms.