Illini wrestling lands 4-star recruit

Published 07/30 2013 04:33PM

Updated 07/31 2013 05:47PM

CAROL STREAM, Ill. - Illinois wrestling coach Jim Heffernan got a verbal commitment Tuesday afternoon from Glenbard North star Jered Cortez.

"Officially committed to wrestle and study at the University of Illinois," Cortez announced via Twitter.  "Time to prepare! ILL-INI!!!"

Cortez is a three-time IHSA state champion and a winner at the USA Wrestling Junior Freestyle National Championships.

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