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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.

Steveson’s Olympic and national championship aspirations on halt for now

Nolan O'Hara
April 6, 2020

After winning his first Big Ten Championship, top-ranked heavyweight Gable Steveson was prepped for a hectic March and April, looking not only to win a national championship but also to qualify for the...

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

Steveson wins heavyweight title as Gophers take eighth at the Big Ten Championships

Nolan O'Hara
March 10, 2020

A year removed from his second place finish at the Big Ten Championships, top-ranked sophomore Gable Steveson returned to take the heavyweight crown, knocking off previously undefeated Mason Parris of...

Gophers Brayton Lee fights a takedown at Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. The Gophers lost to Penn State 31-10.

Gophers wrestling braces for Big Ten Championships

Nolan O'Hara
March 5, 2020

After closing out their season with a 9-8 record in duals, the Gophers wrestling team is looking toward the Big Ten Championships, taking place March 7-8 in New Jersey.  Minnesota lost its last three...

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

Skatzka shines for Gophers in loss to Nebraska

Nolan O'Hara
February 24, 2020

Redshirt senior Devin Skatzka shined for the Gophers wrestling team on senior night, earning a top-10 upset win on a night Minnesota otherwise struggled, falling to Nebraska 29-12 and losing its third...

Gable Steveson grapples with his opponent at Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2019. The Gophers lost to Penn State 31-10.

Gophers wrestling: Close losses lead to blowout in Iowa

Nolan O'Hara
February 16, 2020

Despite early success, the Gophers' wrestling team dropped their second straight dual, falling to No. 1 Iowa 35-6, who clinched the Big Ten title with the win over Minnesota.  Opening the dual at...

Gophers Gable Steveson faces off with his opponent at Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 9. The Gophers lost to Penn State 31-10.

Gophers wrestling boasts a bright future for this season and beyond

Nolan O'Hara
February 13, 2020

The Gophers' wrestling team knew early on they'd be relying heavily on their underclassmen during the 2019-2020 season. Of the 10 athletes that compete in each dual, six underclassmen — Patrick McKee,...

Gophers Gable Steveson faces off with his opponent at Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Feb. 9. The Gophers lost to Penn State 31-10.

Gophers wrestling struggles against No. 2 Penn State

Nolan O'Hara
February 10, 2020

It's always difficult facing top-ranked teams like the Gophers' wrestling team did on Sunday against No. 2 Penn State. It's even more difficult when you're forced to compete without one of your top-10...

A referee gestures a point scored at the Maturi Pavilion on Sunday Jan. 26. The Gophers lost 21-13 to the Buckeyes.

Gophers have bounce-back weekend with two victories

Nolan O'Hara
February 3, 2020

After the the Gophers' wrestling team dropped their second straight dual to Ohio State, sophomore heavyweight Gable Steveson said the following week would be a "good bounce back" as they prepped for a...

Sophomore Gable Steveson competes at 197 during the match against South Dakota State at the Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.

Gable Steveson returns to the Gophers with national championship aspirations

Nolan O'Hara
January 30, 2020

Gable Steveson was all smiles ahead of the Gophers' wrestling team's dual against Ohio State on Sunday. Sitting in the stands an hour before the dual, he posed for photos as young fans jumped at the opportunity...

Senior Mitch McKee grapples with Ohio State's Luke Fletcher at the Maturi Pavilion on Sunday Jan. 26. The Gophers lost 21-13 to the Buckeyes.

Gophers wrestling falls to Ohio State

Nolan O'Hara
January 27, 2020

Despite returning Gable Steveson and Brayton Lee to the lineup, the Gophers wrestling team dropped their second straight dual, falling to Ohio State 22-13 on Sunday.  After earning a ranked victory...