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Wilkie set to become a Golden Gopher

Havre High three-time state champ Martin Wilkie commits to University of Minnesota wrestling program

 

October 15, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre High senior Martin Wilkie has decided on where he'll wrestle in college. Over the weekend, Wilkie committed to NCAA Division I University of Minnesota. Wilkie first will look to cap his high school wrestling career by becoming a four-time state champion this winter.

The Havre High wrestling team is no stranger to turning out college wrestlers, but for the second time in three years the Blue Ponies will be sending a wrestler to an elite conference within the collegiate ranks.

And that's because Saturday, Havre senior Martin Wilkie, a three-time Class A state champion, verbally committed to wrestle at the University of Minnesota, following the completion of his high school career. Wilkie will be the second Havre wrestler competing in the Big Ten, as Parker Filius is currently wrestling at Purdue University, which just happened to be among the finalists...



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