Thursday, May 01, 2014
- by B.B. Branton
Three-time TSSAA state champion and UTC wrestler Michael
Hooker has decided to focus his wrestling efforts with the U.S. Army
Greco-Roman program and is currently in Boot Camp in South Carolina.
He will enroll at U. of Colorado at Colorado Springs in September
and train at the Olympic Training Center as well as the U.S. Army sports
“I will have two training facilities in Colorado Springs to
work out at and hope to compete in some fall tournaments, including Dave
Schultz and New York Athletic Center,” said Hooker who was 10-11 for UTC this
past season and holds the TSSAA state career wins record at 240.
“Michael really wants to focus on Greco-Roman and this is a
great opportunity for him and we wish him the best,” said UTC head wrestling
coach Heath Eslinger.
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