State runner-up Ben Brancale of Eden Prairie has committed to wrestling for Minnesota following his senior season.
Brancale is a two-time state placewinner. He was the Class AAA 138-pound runner-up in 2014 as a junior. He placed third at 120 pounds as a sophomore.
Brancale was a 2014 USA Wrestling Junior freestyle All-American.
Ben’s brother Sam is the current 125-pound starter for the Gophers.
Brancale is projected to wrestle at 149 pounds in college.
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Ben Brancale, Eden Prairie
2014 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Junior 138 8th
2014 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Junior 138 DNP
2014 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Junior 145 3rd
2014 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Junior 145 2nd
2014 MN HS State Tournament 3A 11th 138 2nd 38-5
2013 Rumble on the Red 3A 11th 138 5th
2013 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Junior 138 1st
2013 MN HS State Tournament 3A 10th 126 DNP 36-2
2012 Rumble on the Red 3A 10th 132 1st
2012 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Cadet 126 8th
2012 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Cadet 126 DNP
2012 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Cadet 132 3rd
2012 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Junior 132 2nd
2012 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Junior 132 3rd
2012 MN HS State Tournament 3A 9th 120 3rd 39-5
2011 USA Wrestling Nationals FS Cadet 119 DNP
2011 USA Wrestling Nationals GR Cadet 119 DNP
2011 Northern Plains Regional FS Cadet 119 1st
2011 Northern Plains Regional GR Cadet 119 3rd
2011 MN/USA Wrestling State FS Cadet 119 3rd
2011 MN/USA Wrestling State GR Cadet 119 2nd
2011 MN HS State Tournament 3A 8th 112 DNP 36-8
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