College Recruiting: state champion Berg to Harvard

Cael Berg of Simley has committed to wrestling for Harvard following his upcoming senior season.

Berg is a four-time state placer winning the 138-pound Class AA title in 2020 as a junior. He was runner-up at 138 pounds as a sophomore, fifth at 126 pounds as a freshman, and fourth at 106 pounds as an eighth-grader. His current career record is 175-43 including 57 pins.

Berg was a USA Wrestling 16U/Cadet All-American in Folkstyle, Freestyle, and Greco-Roman in 2019 and is No. 9 on The Guillotine’s latest Pound-For-Pound Class of 2021 Rankings.

Berg is projected to wrestle at 149 pounds for the Crimson.

The Guillotine Wrestler Files
Cael Berg, Simley
2020 MN HS State Tournament 2A 11th 138 1st 48-4
2019 MN Christmas Tournament 2A 11th 145 2nd
2019 USA Wrestling Nationals GR 16U 145 7th
2019 USA Wrestling Nationals FS 16U 145 4th
2019 Northern Plains Regional GR 16U 145 5th
2019 Northern Plains Regional FS 16U 145 1st
2019 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Cadet 145 3rd
2019 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Cadet 145 1st
2019 USA Wrestling Nationals Folk Cadet 145 5th
2019 MN HS State Tournament 2A 10th 138 2nd 36-3
2018 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Cadet 132 8th
2018 MN HS State Tournament 2A 9th 126 5th 39-16
2017 MN Christmas Tournament 2A 9th 120 7th
2017 MN HS State Tournament 2A 8th 106 4th 33-14
2016 MN Christmas Tournament 2A 8th 113 7th

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