photo courtesy of Jim Thrall; MatFocus.com
On Friday, Tristan Kelly, one of the top high school girls in the nation made her college intentions official by signing with Colorado Mesa. The Cadet World Team member and double Fargo champion will be staying in her home state of Colorado to join head coach Travis Mercado’s third-year program. In addition to her decision to sign with Colorado Mesa and the recruiting process, we talk with Tristan about her wrestling role model (also from Colorado), her travels in the sport, and her most satisfying wins. Tristan also tells us about her start in the sport and her plans for the new Olympic year, 2021. Finally, during the quarantine she’s tried to avoid doing yardwork!