MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State University Moorhead wrestling coach Kris Nelson has announced that Jonathan Lewis of Windsor, Colo., has signed a letter of acceptance of admission to continue his academic and athletic career at MSUM starting this fall.
Lewis competed at Windsor High School, where he was coached in high school by Monte Trusty, who was a NAIA National Champion at the University of Mary. Monte Trusty’s father, Milo, also helps coach at Windsor and was the long-time head coach at the University of Mary.
“Jon comes from great high school coaching,” Nelson said. “He is a very hard worker who we look forward to coaching him at the 125-pound spot in the next four to five years.”
An athlete who is projected to compete at 125 pounds, Lewis finished with a career record of 118-25. He was a two-time Colorado State Freestyle Runner-up, was a Greco Roman State Champion, and a Greco Roman State Runner-Up. He was fourth in the Colorado state tournament and also was a state-runner up. He was a three-time regional champion.
Lewis joins Nader Abdullatif from Corona, Calif., Paul Cheney of Apple Valley, Minn., Dylan Hutten of Wadena, Minn., Caleb Radley of Thatcher, Ariz.; Jacob Rukavina of Apple Valley, Minn., and Kristian Vasquez of Riverside, Calif., as Dragon recruits for 2014-15.