North Allegheny senior Jacob Downing has tabbed Division II Shippensburg University as his choice for college wrestling and academics. Downing helped the Tigers to a 13-3 record last season and an appearance in the WPIAL and PIAA semifinals.
Individually, Downing posted a 32-13 record last season and placed third at 113 pounds in the WPIAL Section 3-AAA championships. Downing also reached the quarterfinals of the WPIAL wrestling championships.
Downing and the North Allegheny wrestling team will open the season on December 8-9 at the Eastern Area Invitational.