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Rees Signs With NIU

By MI Grappler, 11/16/18, 12:15PM EST


Sparta senior Alec Rees is officially off the board after signing with Northern Illinois University.  The returning 152-pound State Champ is currently tabbed as the #7 prospect in the state for the Class of 2018.  

Rees carries a career record of 143-6 and turned in all-state finishes of 5th, 2nd, and 1st during his career.  This summer he was 9-3 at the Disney Duals and placed 7th at the 2016 Grappler Fall Classic.  

He projects at 157/165 pounds for the Huskies and will join Anthony Gibson (Westland John Glenn) and Will Feldkamp (Dexter) on the squad.  Rees starts the year ranked first at 160 pounds in Division 2.

Class of 2019 Commitments

Name High School College Projected Weight
Ryan Ringler Cedar Springs Central Michigan 174
Nick Gates Marysville Indiana Tech 157/165
Alec Rees Sparta Northern Illinois 157/165
Luke Lavanaway Erie Mason Waynesburg 149/157
Hunter Watts Jimtown (IN) Central Michigan 133/141
Cade Dallwitz Holly Central Michigan 184/197
Vince Perez Tecumseh Central Michigan 125/133
Noah Comar Clinton Michigan 133
Cole Mattin Delta (OH) Michigan 141
Jordan Hamdan Hudson Michigan State 133
Patrick Nolan Carl Sandburg (IL) Michigan 141
Brian Case Davison Navy 149/157
Blake Coffell Goodrich Lake Erie 285
Allen Powers Whitehall Lake Erie 184/197
Avry Mutschler Lowell Kent State 149
Cameron Amine Detroit CC Michigan 165
Corey Gamet Michigan Center North Dakota State 125/133
James Penfold Goodrich Lake Erie 165/174
Kevon Davenport Detroit CC Nebraska 157
James Whitaker St. Johns Virginia 149/157
Jaden Fisher Lake Orion Bucknell 157/165
Jordan Crace Elyria (OH) Michigan State 141/149
Kurt McHenry St. Pauls (MD) Michigan 125