Four-time varsity letterwinner and team MVP at Chelsea High School • Earned all-state, all-area and all-conference honors each of his four seasons • Posted an undefeated record and won the state title as a senior • Went 45-1 as a junior with the Bulldogs en route to a second-place finish at the state tournament • Placed fourth at the state tournament in 2012, posting a record of 30-6 as a sophomore • Helped CHS to a district team championship in 2013, along with runner-up finishes in 2011 and 2012 • Finished with a 52-7 record as a freshman, setting Dexter High School's record for most wins in a season • Took fifth place at the state tournament in 2011 • Earned a spot on the 2013 junior duals all-star team with a 10-2 overall record • Competed in the USA Greco-Roman Nationals in 2013 • Attended the same high school as NIU head coach Ryan Ludwig
Born July 5, 1996, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho • Son of Carl and Kathleen Bleise • Volunteers as a youth wrestling coach • Enjoys wakeboarding and tubing
Through the Lens - Owen Webster
12/14/2017 - Wrestling
Owen Webster did not start his college wrestling career at the University of Minnesota, but now that he has arrived, he is setting new goals and doing everything he can to reach them.
Match of the Week - Dec. 13
11/21/2017 - Wrestling
Each week the Gophers sit down with a wrestler to discuss the best match of that week. Stay updated with each week with this Match of the Week page that will be updated all season long!
Coach's Corner With Brandon Eggum Dec. 12
12/12/2017 - Wrestling
This past Sunday the University of Minnesota wrestling team earned their third dual victory of the season over Fresno State.