SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana head wrestling coach Jason Reitmeier announced the addition of Jacob Tvinnereim (Jackson, Minn.) as the seventh member of the 2018-19 signing class.
Tvinnereim joins Hunter Burnett (Pipestone, Minn.), Jack Huffman (Omaha, Neb.), Kolby Kost (Rapid City, S.D.), Jackson Stauffacher (Belle Plaine, Minn.), Michael Suda (Pipestone, Minn.) and Tyler Wagener (Waconia, Minn.) as having each signed letters of intent to continue their academic and wrestling careers at Augustana.
The first day of the early signing period for collegiate wrestling programs was Wednesday, Nov. 8.
Jacob Tvinnereim | Jackson, Minn. | Jackson County Central HS | Weight Class: 165
High School: Will graduate in May of 2018 … 108-30 record through his first three years of high school … three-time Section champ and two-time Big South Conference champ … placed fourth at state as a junior and sixth as a freshman … two-time JCC Wrestler of the Year and Most Takedowns … three-time MN/USA Greco and Freestyle National Team Member and Dual Team Member … Second Team Guillotine Academic All-State as a junior
Personal: Son of Eric and Barb Tvinnereim … born in Worthington, Minn. on Jan. 4, 2000 … plans to major in Computer Science with a minor in Business Administration at Augustana
Reitmeier on Tvinnereim: “We are excited to announce that another outstanding student-athlete is joining our program in Jacob Tvinnereim. Jacob is coached by Augustana Alumni Randy Baker and is another outstanding student-athlete from Southern Minnesota. Jacob is a tough, athletic kid who is looking to score all the time. He has lots of experience at the national level wrestling in Freestyle and Greco. We feel Jacob hasn’t reach his full potential in wrestling and his ceiling is extremely high. Jacob is also an outstanding student, qualifying as a Distinguished Scholar at Augustana.”
I’m proud to announce that I am going to continue my academic and athletic career next year at Augustana University @AugustanaWR #govikes pic.twitter.com/dt3T2YzbY0
— J-Tub (@jtstud04) November 14, 2017
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