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College Wrestling: Steinhaus now 2-time All-America

Minnesota Gophers redshirt sophomore wrestler Kevin Steinhaus of Pennock (KMS) placed fifth at 184-pounds at the NCAA National Championships in St. Louis. The Gophers placed second to Penn State, which won its second consecutive national title.

Kevin Steinhaus
Kevin Steinhaus

Minnesota Gophers redshirt sophomore wrestler Kevin Steinhaus of Pennock (KMS) placed fifth at 184-pounds at the NCAA National Championships in St. Louis. The Gophers placed second to Penn State, which won its second consecutive national title.

Steinhaus defeated Ben Bennett of Central Michigan 3-1 in the consolation final to avenge a 2-1 loss during the season. It's the second All-America award for Steinhaus, who placed seventh last year.

Minnesota heavyweight Tony Nelson won a national championship. Gophers coach J Robinson was named National Coach of the Year.

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