No. 99 Jones chooses home-state Gophers

Brent Jones (Photo/Mark Beshey, The Guillotine)

Three-time state champion Brent Jones (Shakopee, Minn.) verbally committed to the in-state Minnesota Golden Gophers on Wednesday evening. The No. 99 overall ranked wrestler in the Class of 2017 placed fifth in both styles at the Junior Nationals in Fargo, N.D. this summer at 132 pounds. It was a second consecutive All-American finish in Junior Greco-Roman as well. In addition, Jones was an All-American in both styles at the Cadet level in both 2013 and 2014. He projects to compete as a 133/141 in college.


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