‘This is what I dreamed about’: Byron’s Petersen commits to NDSU wrestling

Maxwell Petersen will reunite with his older brother, Mitchel, at North Dakota State University. The Byron junior didn’t love wrestling at first, but he grew to fall in love with the sport. Now, he’ll be a Division I wrestler.

North Dakota State University wrestling has a code of conduct.

If you walk into the wrestling room wearing a different team’s t-shirt, you’re good as gone. You’re kicked out of the room and you’re not allowed to wrestle that day.

The pride and toughness that North Dakota State really stood out to Maxwell Petersen. When he learned about that code, he knew then and there that NDSU was the place he wanted to be. The University of Minnesota came in and pushed for Petersen to be a Gopher, but no one wanted Petersen more than the Bison. Continue reading at postbulletin.com →