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Mincey gives verbal commitment to wrestle for the Gophers

June 6, 2007

Apple Valley wrestler Matt Mincey has given a verbal commitment to attend and wrestle for the University of Minnesota in 2008-2009.

Mincey won his second Minnesota high school state title this year as a junior. He completed the season with a perfect 49-0 record and is 125-23 in his career. Mincey placed fourth as a freshman.

He placed third at this year's NHSCA Junior Nationals and he also placed third in 2006 at the NHSCA Sophomore Nationals.

Mincey is a 2007 Guillotine Academic All-State - Second Team wrestler.

WIN Magazine ranks Mincey as the number eleven 125 pound high school wrestler in the nation. Intermat ranks Mincey as the number six 125 pound junior in the nation.

In 2007 state finals competition, David Zilverberg of Wayzata attempts to escape from Mincey. Mincey defeated Zilverberg 14-7.