Four-time state champion Tyler Wells of Princeton has switched his commitment from St. Cloud State to the University of Minnesota for next season.
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Paul Ehrhard 1933-2023
Hall of Famer Paul Ehrhard passed away on June 2, 2023. He was 89 years old. Ehrhard was a long-time coach at Albert Lea High School in Albert Lea, Minn. He was inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Dave Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1988 and the Minnesota Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2006.
College Recruiting: state finalist Misgen to Minnesota State University Mankato
Makota Misgen of New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva has committed to wrestling for Minnesota State University Mankato next season.
College Recruiting: state qualifier Commerford to Saint John’s University
Bryce Commerford of Benilde-St. Margaret’s has committed to wrestling for Saint John’s University next season.
College Recruiting: state finalist Edblad to St. Cloud State University
Leo Edblad of Cambridge-Isanti has committed to wrestling for St. Cloud State University following his upcoming senior season.
College Recruiting: state champion Freking to Iowa State University
Thomas Freking of Jackson County Central has committed to wrestling for Iowa State University next season.
May National Girls High School Rankings Released, Pound-For-Pound Rankings Updated
The National Wrestling Hall of Fame, USA Wrestling and FloWrestling have released the National Girls High School Rankings for May. This national ranking evaluates all girls enrolled in grades 8-12, and athletes from all 50 states are eligible for selection.
This ranking reflects the results of the major post-season competitions held since the end of the regular high school season.
Two major USA Wrestling events held considerable weight, the USA Wrestling Women’s National Championships in Spokane, Wash., in early April, as well as the Girls National High School Recruiting Showcase in Las Vegas, Nevada in late April. Another big event that had an impact was the NHSCA Nationals in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in late March.
College Recruiting: state finalist Kruse to University of Wisconsin
Simon Kruse of St. Clair/Mankato Loyola has committed to wrestling for the University of Wisconsin next season.