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Velliquette Signs with Pennsylvania

Nixa wrestler Joe Velliquette signed with University of Pennsylvania.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo-Thursday, Nixa senior Joe Velliquette signed his letter of intent to wrestle at the University of Pennsylvania next year.

Along with a D1 scholarship, the Eagle wrestler has his eyes on a 3rd straight state championship.

Velliquette won at the 106 and 126 pound level the past two seasons.

This year, Velliquette will compete at 138 pounds in class 4 for his senior year before wrestling at Pennsylvania.


"Well I felt U-Penn could really meet my goals and could help me reach to the point where I want to get in my life. I feel like that was the best option, it was the most balanced for me and it felt right when I went there," said Joe Velliquette.

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