Barberton senior Adam Cogar has committed to continue his academic and wrestling career at the University of Virginia.
Cogar was a runner-up in the 215-pound weight class at the Division I state tournament last season. cogar, who has a 4.3 grade-point average, said he plans to major in pre med.
"It's a great wrestling program," Cogar said. "I love the coaches, I love the wrestlers and they have what I want academically."
He finished the season with a record of 50-2. Cogar's only two losses were against Justin Powell, a recent graduate of Boardman. Powell defeated Cogar by a 1-0 decision in the Division I state championship match.
As a sophomore, Cogar went 50-8 and finished sixth the 171-pound weight class in Division I.