The Times West Virginian

July 21, 2013

EFHS’s Roman signs with West Liberty

Wrestler hopes to carry winning ways to college

By Jarrod Harris
Times West Virginian

PLEASANT VALLEY — East Fairmont’s undefeated (54-0), 195-pound Class AA state champion wrestler Jesse Roman has signed with Division II West Liberty University.

Though it may seem as if it were easy for Roman to achieve his collegiate status, he’s overcome adversity that made him the best wrestler in the state a year ago.

His hunger began as a freshman with the Bees. The lightweight, inexperienced Roman came onto the wrestling scene with high hopes, but more losses occurred than he expected.

That’s when Roman created goals for the next three years.

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