An All - American in 2021, McKee has been a fun an interesting wrestler to watch throughout his career. A native of St. Michael, Minnesota, McKee was a three time Minnesota state champion at St. Michael - Albertville high school as well as a two - time All - American, and junior Fargo national champion in 2017. McKee qualified for the 2020 NCAA championships after earning an at - large bid but did not compete after the tournament was canceled due to Covid-19. McKee began his sophomore season ranked 24th in the nation and climbed as high as seventh during the year. McKee finished the regular season with a 6-3 record that included five wins over ranked competition.
61 kg Quarterfinal - Patrick McKee, Gopher Wrestling Club - RTC vs Jesse Mendez, Bulldog Premier Wrestling Club
May 28, 2021
Jesse Mendez reinforced his elite status by teching All-American Mitch McKee in the U23 Trials Quarters.