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Gophers wrestlers seeded third for National Duals

  • February 19, 2013 - 9:58 PM

Oklahoma State is seeded No. 1 and the host Gophers No. 3 for the National Wrestling Coaches Association/Cliff Kean National Duals this weekend at Williams Arena.

The pairings for Friday's quarterfinals: Oklahoma State (13-0, No. 1 seed) vs. Illinois (7-5, No. 8) and Ohio State (11-3, No. 4) vs. Missouri (11-2, No. 5), both 6 p.m., and Gophers (12-2, No. 3) vs. Virginia Tech (14-2, No. 6) and Iowa (18-1, No. 2) vs. Cornell (14-3, No. 7), both 8 p.m.

U women in own class

The Gophers women's hockey team is the unanimous No. 1 pick in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine rankings this week for the 20th consecutive week. Minnesota is 32-0-0 this season with two regular-season games left at St. Cloud State this weekend. The Gophers also have a 40-game winning streak going back to last season's playoff run to the NCAA title.

 

Hockey City jerseys to be auctioned off

The Gophers donated their commemorative jerseys worn for the Hockey City Classic last Sunday at Soldier Field to Defending the Blue Line. The jerseys will be auctioned at DefendingTheBlueLine.org. Bidding will go until 3 p.m. Friday.

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