Gopher heavyweight Kettler transferring to George Mason

Gopher backup heavyweight Jake Kettler has decided to transfer to George Mason University and wrestle for former Gopher Coach Joe Russell. After taking a redshirt year in 2010 and an Olympic redshirt year in 2012 he has three years of Division I eligibility remaining.

Kettler is currently one of the top 120 kg/264.5 lbs Greco-Roman wrestlers in the country. In 2009 he was a USA Wrestling Junior Nationals freestyle runner-up.

Kettler won the 2009 Minnesota State Class AAA heavyweight title for Anoka. He placed third at heavyweight as a junior.

Jake Kettler
Jake Kettler, right, at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials.

Where are they going in 2012-13?