June 7, 2011
For Immediate Release
Fort Wayne, IN – Ladarious Jackson of Gulf High School (FL) has committed to Indiana Tech to wrestle.
At Gulf, Ladarious was a three-time Seminole Athletic Conference Champion, a three-time State Finalist, and a two-time State Champion. He was also a three-time SAC Wrestler of the Year and a two-time All North Sun Coast Wrestler of the Year. Ladarious was 51-0 in his senior campaign at 171 pounds and was a USA Wrestling Magazine Honorable Mention for top senior prospect in his weight class.
Coach Ester says: "We are excited about the opportunity to have Ladarious in our programs here, (Indiana Tech Univrsity) both as a member of our wrestling team and in our outstanding Criminal Justice program. It's a well known fact he is a top notch wrestling athlete and he possesses all the skill and talent it takes to compete at the college level. We are also looking forward to seeing Ladarious grow as a person. He is a mentally tough guy, who has overcome adversity in his life to position himself to work to achieve a college diploma. We feel that our small school atmosphere, coupled with the fact he will be surrounded by disciplined and hard working teammates, Ladarious will achieve his goals on and off the mat."
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