College Recruiting: state champion Wester to University of Minnesota

Jed Wester of St. Michael-Albertville has committed to wrestling for the University of Minnesota following his upcoming senior season.

Wester is a four-time state placewinner and three-time state finalist, winning the Class AAA 160-pound title in 2023 as a junior. He was runner-up at 160 pounds as a sophomore, runner-up at 145 pounds as a freshman, and placed fifth at 120 pounds as an eighth-grader. He also was a state qualifier at 113 pounds as a seventh-grader while wrestling for Annandale/Maple Lake.

Wester is projected to wrestle at 165 or 174 pounds for the Golden Gophers.

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Jed Wester, St. Michael-Albertville, 2024
2023 MSHSL State Tournament 3A 11th 160 1st 43-2
2022 Minnesota Christmas Tournament 3A 11th 170 2nd
2022 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Junior 160 5th
2022 MSHSL State Tournament 3A 10th 160 2nd 42-3
2021 Minnesota Christmas Tournament 3A 10th 160 3rd
2021 USA Wrestling Nationals GR 16U 160 2nd
2021 USA Wrestling Nationals FS 16U 160 6th
2021 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Cadet 160 2nd
2021 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Cadet 160 1st
2021 MSHSL State Tournament 3A 9th 145 2nd 34-7
2020 MSHSL State Tournament 3A 8th 120 5th 38-10
2019 MSHSL State Tournament 2A 7th 113 DNP 24-10

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