Kyven Gadson vs. Kyle Snyder

Beau Berkley

Kyven Gadson will wrestle Kyle Snyder Saturday night for the 197-pound national title. Here is the tale of the tape between the two grapplers. 

Kyven Gadson (29-1)

Redshirt Senior

Two-time All-American (2013, 2014)

Three-time Big 12 Champion

2014 Cliff Keen Invite Champion

Finished career with 43-1 dual record

Five-time Big 12 Wrestler of the Week

Only loss came against Nebraska’s Spencer Johnson at Southern Scuffle

Kyle Snyder (30-3)

True Freshman

Trained at Olympic Training Center

2015 Big Ten runner-up

179-0 in first three years of high school

Youngest American in more than 20 years to win a FILA Junior World championship (August 2013)

Three losses on the season came against Penn State’s Morgan McIntosh (2) and Iowa’s Nathan Burak

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