Bailee O’Reilly had heard from some good wrestling schools. St. Cloud State University was in the mix, and there was interest from O’Reilly in the Huskies, who finished second in the NCAA Division II tournament this year after consecutive national championships in 2015 and 2016. SCSU has also had five individual champions since 2011, and had four All-Americans this season.
That is to say that the Huskies know success, and Goodhue’s first two-time state champion would fit right in.
But then the University of Wisconsin approached. That changed the game for O’Reilly. A little while later, it was the University of Minnesota making contact. And that was game over. Continue reading at www.republican-eagle.com