Brent Jones of Shakopee announced on Twitter his commitment to wrestling for Minnesota following his upcoming senior season.
Proud to announce my verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota to further my wrestling and academic career 〽️ pic.twitter.com/t6EToAp0vR
— Brent Jones (@jonesbrent266) September 15, 2016
Jones is a three-time state champion. He won the Class AAA 126-pound title in 2016 as a junior. He placed first at 120 pounds as a sophomore and first at 106 pounds as a freshman. Over three seasons his record stands at 122-4.
Jones was a double Junior Nationals All-American in Fargo this summer, placing fifth in both freestyle and Greco-Roman.
Jones is InterMat’s No. 99 overall ranked wrestler in the Class of 2017. He is projected to wrestle at 133 or 141 pounds for the Gophers.
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Brent Jones, Shakopee
2016 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Junior 132 5th
2016 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Junior 132 5th
2016 Northern Plains Regional FS Junior 138 2nd
2016 Northern Plains Regional GR Junior 138 1st
2016 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Junior 138 1st
2016 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Junior 138 1st
2016 MN HS State Tournament 3A 11th 126 1st 40-1
2015 MN Christmas Tournament 3A 11th 126 1st
2015 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Junior 120 DNP
2015 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Junior 120 3rd
2015 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Junior 126 1st
2015 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Junior 126 1st
2015 MN HS State Tournament 3A 10th 120 1st 41-3
2014 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Cadet 113 8th
2014 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Cadet 113 4th
2014 FILA Nationals GR Cadet 110 4th
2014 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Cadet 113 3rd
2014 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Cadet 113 1st
2014 MN HS State Tournament 3A 9th 106 1st 41-0
2013 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Cadet 94 3rd
2013 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Cadet 94 3rd
2013 FILA Nationals FS Cadet 93 3rd
2013 FILA Nationals GR Cadet 93 3rd
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