Gable Steveson is back!
The Olympic champion, who went on to win his second NCAA championship at 285 pounds in 2022, is coming out of retirement to claim his third title in March.
Aaron Nagao and Michael Blockhus added medals to the list in 2023 for the Maroon and Gold.
WWE legend Brock Lesnar is the #23 best wrestler in program history.
Three-time NJ state champion Damion Hahn of Lakewood is ranked #3.
The top seven wrestlers in Gophers history won a total of twenty-five NCAA medals and thirteen titles and include six two-time champions!
Check out the best Minnesota wrestlers of all-time ranked by NCAA medals!
Here are the top seven!
Rank - Name - Year - Score - Medals
#1 - Cole Konrad - 2007 - 53 - 4,2,1,1
#2 - Anthony Nelson - 2014 - 48 - 7,1,1,2
#3 - Damion Hahn - 2004 - 46 - 5,5,1,1
#4 - Jayson Ness - 2010 - 45 - 5,2,3,1
#5 - Gable Steveson - 2022 - 42 - 3,1,1
#5 - Tim Hartung - 1999 - 42 - 3,1,1
#5 - Verne Gagne - 1949 - 42 - 3,1,1
There have been 102 All-American wrestlers who have won 194 medals in Minnesota history!
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