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Another big piece of the class of 2021 recruiting puzzle just snapped into place, as #2 Ryan Sokol committed to continue his academic and athletic career at Cornell.
I’m excited to announce my commitment to Cornell University to continue my athletic and academic career! Go Big Red! pic.twitter.com/Ur3rtoBVue— Ryan Sokol (@sokol914) November 17, 2019
The Minnesota native enters his junior year at powerhouse Simley High School ranked #2 in the nation at 138-pounds. Sokol was recently defeated at this year's edition of Who's #1 by Penn State commit Beau Bartlett.
Sokol had originally verbaled to Iowa a little over a year ago but de-committed this summer. Ohio State was also in the hunt for the commitment of the #9 recruit on the Class of 2021 Big Board.
Sokol competed this summer in the UWW Cadet World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria at 65 kilograms, where he finished tenth.
Watch Sokol make the Cadet World Team with a win over Derek Fields: