Hildebrandt facing training decision
By Tim Creason Tribune Correspondent
Over the years, tremendous athletes have trained in the wrestling room at Penn High School.
State champs. National champs.
But a contender for the U.S. Olympic Team?
Kingsman coach Brad Harper says, â€œWhy not?â€
Sarah Hildebrandt, a senior at King University in Tennessee, has to make her decision in the next couple months.
The defending womenâ€™s collegiate wrestling champion in the 123-pound weight class, Hildebrandt is going all-out to make the U.S. Olympic Womenâ€™s Wrestling Team in 2016.
Itâ€™s not a pipe dream. Hildebrandt, a 2011 Penn graduate, is ranked No. 2 in the nation in the 55-kilogram (121-pound) weight class by USA Wrestling. Sheâ€™s a member of Team USA, and will be leaving for St. Petersburg, Russia, to compete in the World Cup this March.
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