College Recruiting: two-time state champion Dineen to South Dakota State University

Thomas Dineen of Benson has committed to wrestling for South Dakota State University in 2023.

Dineen is a four-time state qualifier, three-time placer, and a two-time state champion. He won the Class A 195-pound title in 2022 as a junior and in 2021 as a sophomore, going undefeated both seasons. Dineen placed fifth at 182 pounds as a freshman and was a state entrant at 195 pounds as an eighth-grader.

Dineen is No. 7 on the latest Guillotine High School Pound-For-Pound Class of 2023 Rankings.

Dineen is projected to wrestle at 197 pounds for the Jackrabbits.

The Guillotine Wrestler Files
Thomas Dineen, Benson, 2023
2022 MSHSL State Tournament 1A 11th 195 1st 47-0
2021 Northern Plains Regional GR Junior 195 6th
2021 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Junior 195 4th
2021 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Junior 195 2nd
2021 MSHSL State Tournament 1A 10th 195 1st 38-0
2020 MSHSL State Tournament 1A 9th 182 5th 41-3
2019 USA Wrestling Nationals GR 16U 182 DNP
2019 USA Wrestling Nationals FS 16U 182 DNP
2019 Northern Plains Regional GR 16U 195 3rd
2019 Northern Plains Regional FS 16U 195 6th
2019 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Cadet 182 3rd
2019 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Cadet 182 2nd
2019 MSHSL State Tournament 1A 8th 195 DNP 26-10

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