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Tanefeu Brothers to Michigan

By MI Grappler, 09/08/20, 10:15AM EDT


Brothers Christian and Wilfried Tanefeu of Bismarck, ND have both committed to the University of Michigan.  Both have won a pair of state titles heading into their senior seasons.

Nationally, Christian was a double Fargo All-American in 2018, placing 5th in Junior Freestyle and 2nd in Junior Greco.  In 2019, he won the 16U Greco national title.  

Wilfried has also had success on the big stage, winning the 16U Freestyle national title in Fargo in 2019.  He is ranked 18th at 120 pounds by

The Tanefeus will add depth in the lower weights for the Wolverines, as they both project at 125/133 pounds.  

Class of 2021 Commitments

Name High School College Proj. Weight
Doak Dean Lowell Harvard 165/174
Bryce Cheney New Lothrop Lake Erie 157/165
Brayden Randolph Clinton Lake Erie 184/197
Chance Lamer Crescent Valley (OR) Michigan 149/157
Wilfried Tanefeu Bismarck (ND) Michigan 125/133
Christian Tanefeu Bismarck (ND) Michigan 125/133
Sylvia Pierce Temperance Bedford Life 130/136
Dan McKiernan Richmond SIU Edwardsville 285
Stoney Buell Dundee Purdue 165/174
Brendan Ferretti Macomb Dakota Navy 125/133
Trenton Wachter Rockford South Dakota State 141/149
Leo Galasso Kalamazoo Central Central Michigan 174/184
Joe Haynes Warren Woods Tower Virginia 133/141
Tyler Swiderski Dundee Lake Erie 157/165
Austin Fietz Dundee Lake Erie 133/141
Caden Natale Hudson Lake Erie 141/149
Zack Mattin Delta (OH) Michigan 125/133
Alex Facundo Davison Penn State 174/184