North Allegheny senior Jon Hoover announced his verbal commitment to continue his wrestling career at the collegiate level at the Virginia Military Institute. VMI is a Division I wrestling program in the Southern Conference. Hoover made the announcement via twitter on Saturday.
I am extremely proud and excited to announce that I have verbally committed to VMI to continue my academic and athletic career at the D1 level‼️🔥 Thank you to everyone who has helped me reach the point I am at, and big things to come!! #TheComeUp pic.twitter.com/cX5Of2nDtP
— Jon Hoover (@jhoovey) October 6, 2018
Hoover posted a record of 35-7 as junior last season and garnered a silver medal at the Section 3-AAA individual wrestling tournament at 160 pounds. As a result, he qualified for the WPIAL individual tournament as well. Hoover enters his senior season with 74 career wins and hopes to reach the 100-win plateau this winter.
Hoover and the North Allegheny wrestling team open the 2018-2019 season on Saturday, December 8 at the North Allegheny Duals.