Daniel Kerkvliet - Simley (MN)

TOM’s High School Wrestler of the Week – Jan. 9th, 2017

In a weight class that included many outstanding wrestlers with state and national experience, University of Minnesota recruit Daniel Kerkvliet (Simley, MN) won the 195-pound weight division at the Cheesehead Invitational by upending two grapplers who were ranked top 10 in the nation. Kerkvliet knocked out tenth-ranked Jacob Raschka (Pewaukee, WI), 11-4, to reach the finals. In the finals, he defeated second-ranked Patrick Brucki (Carl Sandburg, IL), 7-4, to win his third individual title of the season and help Simley High School finish 12th in the tournament. Congratulations to Kerkvliet on being named this week’s TOM High School Wrestler of the Week.

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