Freestyle newcomer Kordell Norfleet prepares for 2018 Junior Pan Ams: "It all started with ASU"

By Interview by Taylor Miller, USA Wrestling | Aug. 09, 2018, 5:03 p.m. (ET)

Arizona State rising sophomore Kordell Norfleet heads to Fortaleza, Brazil, to represent the U.S. at the Junior Pan American Championships next week. Just trying out freestyle for the first time this summer, Norfleet competed at the UWW Junior Nationals, where he took fourth, and just one month later, he finished as runner-up at the Junior World Team Trials at 86 kg. Coming from a talented room of freestylers at Arizona State, Norfleet talks about his preparation and expectations for the Junior Pan Ams as he ventures out of the U.S. for the first time. Watch Norfleet and the rest of Team USA compete live on Trackwrestling.org, Aug. 16-19. 

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