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

Gable Steveson wins first NCAA heavyweight title

Matthew Kennedy
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

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
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

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
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

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
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

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
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

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
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

Nolan O'Hara, Sports Editor
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

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
January 22, 2021
Patrick McKee was awarded the honor after his fantastic performance in a Michigan State tri-meet last Saturday.
Freshman Gable Steveson at 197 competes during the match against South Dakota State on Sunday, Nov. 25 at Maturi Pavilion.

Gophers’ Gable Steveson set to compete in Beat the Streets

Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
September 17, 2020
The junior heavyweight is reportedly weighing around 260 pounds before he is set to wrestle Wisconsin’s Trent Hillger, an opponent who Steveson holds a 3-0 all-time record against.
Sophomore Gable Steveson celebrates after a winning a match during the meet against Nebraska at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Feb. 21.

Gable Steveson talks weight, WWE and activism

Paul Hodowanic
June 19, 2020

Gable Steveson's summer has not gone as planned.  After winning the Big Ten heavyweight championship in March, the second-year's season was abruptly halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving...