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Gable Steveson celebrates after a winning a match during the meet against Nebraska at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.

Going out on top: Gable Steveson wins second NCAA Heavyweight Title

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published March 20, 2022
Steveson plans to transition to the WWE following his final season with Minnesota.
Gable Steveson competes during the match against the University of Maryland on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 at Maturi Pavilion. The Gophers beat Maryland 45-0.

BREAKING: Gable Steveson signs deal with WWE and returns to Gophers wrestling

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published September 9, 2021
As Steveson looks to defend his NCAA title, he will become the first collegiate wrestler to sign an NIL deal with WWE.
Gable Steveson celebrates after a winning a match during the meet against Nebraska at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.

Gable Steveson wins first NCAA heavyweight title

by Matthew Kennedy
Published March 21, 2021
Top-ranked Steveson defeated Mason Parris 8-4 to secure the Gophers sixth heavyweight title in program history.
Gophers Gable Steveson faces off with his opponent at Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 9. The Gophers lost to Penn State 31-10.

Gable Steveson wins second Big Ten title for Gophers wrestling

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published March 9, 2021
The No. 9 Minnesota Gophers placed fifth overall in the 2021 Big Ten wrestling championships.
Gophers Brayton Lee fights a takedown at Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. The Gophers lost to Penn State 31-10.

U wrestling’s Brayton Lee talks moving up weight class and upcoming Big Ten championships

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published March 2, 2021
Lee moved up from the 149-pound class to 157 this year.
An Iowa State wrestler takes down Gopher Wrestler Boo Dryden at Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers lost with a final score of 35-4.

The Gophers wrestling team defeats Northwestern 29-10

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published February 23, 2021
Minnesota has won five straight duals as it turns its attention toward the Big Ten Championships.
An Iowa State wrestler takes down Gopher Wrestler Boo Dryden at Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers lost with a final score of 35-4.

No. 13 Gophers wrestling tops No. 9 Illinois 25-13

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published February 6, 2021
Top-ranked heavyweight wrestler Gable Steveson recorded his 10th career pin.
Gable Steveson stands on the podium after receiving his second place award on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. Steveson lost the match against Anthony Cassar of Penn State 4-3.

Top-ranked heavyweight Gable Steveson talks upcoming title quest and off-season during COVID-19

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published February 4, 2021
After his 2020 championship campaign was cut short due to the pandemic, Steveson is still laser-focused on winning his first heavyweight NCAA crown.
Gable Steveson grapples with his opponent at Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2019. The Gophers lost to Penn State 31-10.

Gophers wrestling dominated by No. 1 Iowa

by Nolan O'Hara, Sports Editor
Published January 23, 2021
The Gophers fell in their fourth dual of the season to the top-ranked Hawkeyes, losing every match except at heavyweight.
Patrick McKee competes at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

McKee named Big Ten Co-Wrestler of the Week

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published January 22, 2021
Patrick McKee was awarded the honor after his fantastic performance in a Michigan State tri-meet last Saturday.