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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Seven Gophers Will Enter Season Ranked
Seven Gophers will begin the 2017-18 season as top-20 wrestlers, with the team coming in at No. 6 in the dual meet rankings and No. 7 in the tournament rankings.
Meet Newcomer Steve Bleise
This week we meet with Steve Bleise, a redshirt junior from Chelsea, Mich. who was an All-State wrestler in high school.
Wrestling Welcomes Fans to Open Practice
Fans who are eager for wrestling season will have an opportunity to come have an early look at the 2017-18 Gopher wrestling team.