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Barberton wrestling standout commits

By admin Published: November 20, 2007

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.

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