VanOverbeke a State Academic wrestler

The Guillotine 2018 Academic All-State Wrestlers have been named and Minneota’s Cole VanOverbeke is on the first team list.

The 2018 edition of The Guillotine Academic All-State honorees features 30 first-team members, 30 second-team members, 30 third-team members, and 39 honorable mention wrestlers.

Wrestlers, representing 67 teams, were submitted on nomination forms signed by a coach and school administrator verifying their current GPA (minimum of 3.0).

The number of current season varsity matches wrestled (minimum of 15), current season win percentage (minimum of 60 percent) and grade (junior or senior).

Points were tallied according to current varsity wins, current state tournament placement, and cumulative high school GPA.

Each of the first team wrestlers will receive two certificates and a letter of recognition. The Guillotine recognizes Minnesota’s finest student-athletes.

The 2018 Guillotine Academic All-State wrestlers appeared in the May 11 issue of The Guillotine Newsmagazine.

Cole VanOverbeke of Minneota is in 11th grade and wrestles at 152 pounds. He is a two-time state entrant placing third at 152 pounds this year in Class A.

Cole had a season record of 39-11. His current career record is 74-31 including 22 pins. Cole’s GPA is 3.91.

Honors and achievements include 2018 Most Valuable Teammate for wrestling, team captain for 2018/2019, football team state champion 2015 and 2017, and SW District Football All-Academic team.

He is also a member of the National Honor Society. Future plans are to attend a four-year college. Cole’s parents are Mark and Cathy. His coach is Joel Skillings.

Cole VanOverbeke

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