College Recruiting: state champion Braun to University of Oklahoma

Alex Braun of Woodbury has committed to wrestling for University of Oklahoma following his upcoming senior season.

Braun is a three-time state placewinner, winning the Class AAA 145-pound title in 2023 as a junior. He placed sixth at 126 pounds as a sophomore and third at 113 pounds as a freshman. Braun was a state entrant at 106 pounds as an eighth-grader.

Braun was a USA Wrestling Junior double All-American in Fargo this past summer, placing fifth in freestyle and seventh in Greco at 145 pounds. He was also a 16U double All-American in Fargo in 2022.

Braun is projected to wrestle at 149 pounds for the Sooners.

The Guillotine Wrestler Files
Alex Braun, Woodbury
2023 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Junior 145 7th
2023 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Junior 145 5th
2023 Northern Plains Regional GR Junior 145 1st
2023 Northern Plains Regional FS Junior 145 1st
2023 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Junior 145 1st
2023 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Junior 145 1st
2023 USA Wrestling Nationals Folk Junior 145 2nd
2023 MSHSL State Tournament 3A 11th 138 1st 48-0
2022 Rumble on the Red 3A 11th 138 1st
2022 USA Wrestling Nationals GR 16U 138 2nd
2022 USA Wrestling Nationals FS 16U 138 7th
2022 Northern Plains Regional GR 16U 138 1st
2022 Northern Plains Regional 3A 16U 138 1st
2022 MN/USA Wrestling State FS 16U 138 1st
2022 MN/USA Wrestling State GR 16U 138 1st
2022 USA Wrestling Nationals Folk 16U 132 1st
2022 MSHSL State Tournament 3A 10th 126 6th 48-6
2021 Rumble on the Red 3A 10th 126 3rd
2021 Northern Plains Regional GR 16U 120 1st
2021 Northern Plains Regional FS 16U 120 4th
2021 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Cadet 120 3rd
2021 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Cadet 120 1st
2021 MSHSL State Tournament 3A 9th 113 3rd 37-4
2020 MSHSL State Tournament 3A 8th 106 DNP 42-9
2019 Rumble on the Red 3A 8th 106 6th

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