Hannibal, Mo. - The Hannibal-LaGrange University Wrestling program is pleased to have signed Dalan Thompson. Thompson is a 2017 graduate of Cape Central High School in Cape Girardeau, MO.
Thompson senior season wrestling record was 41-11. This is a huge improvement over his freshmen season record of 12-8. In his senior year he led the Tigers in most takedowns, near falls and pins. He was also a team captain. "Thompson is only going to get better in college. He loves wrestling. I've seen him wrestle and I can see his desire to improve. Thompson will bring intensity to the room. He will be a great addition to our room next year", said HLGU Head Wrestling Coach Scott Hawes. Thompson had this to say about joining the Trojans, "I chose HLGU because Coach Hawes will push me to become an outstanding wrestler. I can see the motivation he has for all his wrestlers. I am looking forward to becoming part of HLGU wrestling". Thompson plans to wrestle at 157/165 pounds for the Trojans. Thompson plans on majoring in Nursing at HLGU.
Thompson is the son of Lashanda Thompson.
HLGU is a Division I NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) school and a member of the American Midwest Conference.