Tony Nelson named Most Valuable Wrestler
The Gophers will finish third at the national tournament
With 68 points, Minnesota sits third headed into the final day of competition
Minnesota remains in third with 47.5 points
Minnesota sits third with 11 team points
Heading into the 2013 NCAA Championships, we count down the top 10 moments from the 2012-13 season.
The Gopher wrestling team advanced to the finals of the National Duals after beating Iowa.
The Gopher Wrestling team won the final four matches to beat Illinois, 18-14.
Recap of Minnesota's 32-6 win over Hofstra at the Sports Pavilion.
Heading into NCAAs, relive the top 10 moments of the 2012 wrestling season.
Finished season with 28-5 overall record Was undefeated in both dual and Big Ten play Recorded 14-0 dual record and 7-0 Big Ten record Given the Fraser Dean "Most Courageous" Award Earned All-American honors Named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week on Feb. 26 Finished in first place at Bison Open Tournament (11/10/12) First loss of season came against No. 1 Chris Perry of Oklahoma State to finish in second place at Southern Scuffle (1/2/13) Finished fourth at NCAA Championships after 3-1 sudden victory against No. 4 Robert Kokesh of Nebraska Took seventh at the Big Ten Championships Went 3-0 at National Dual Finals Defeated No. 4 Mike Evans of Iowa in 4-3 decision Only losses came from ranked opponents Had nine wins by major decision Ranked as high as No.1 by end of season.
All-American as a true freshman Finished sixth at the NCAA championships Went 25-9 in his first season wearing the Maroon and Gold Named the Most Exciting Wrestler of the 2011-12 season Started the season 8-0 before sustaining an injury which sidelined him for one month Finished runner-up to Penn State's Ed Ruth at the Big Ten Championships Went 7-0 in Big Ten dual matches Undefeated (5-0) in the Warren Williamson/Daktronics Open in a return to South Dakota Wrestled No. 7 Christopher Spangler at the Iowa State dual and dropped a 3-5 decision Picked up a 2-1 decision over Dan Stelter at the Illinois dual Upset fifth ranked Justin Zeerip of Michigan in overtime to help guide the Gophers to a victory Beat Iowa's No. 9 Ethan Lofthouse 5-3 in the Gopher loss (19-17) in the highly-anticipated rivalry dual Welcomed Nebraska to the Big Ten with a 5-2 win over Tyler Koehn in a dual match Beat Missouri's Dorian Henderson and Kent State's Brandon Johnson during National Duals with a 2-0 and 13-3 margins, respectively Letterwinner.