Del Norte High School senior Shawn Beiriger signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his wrestling and academic career at Western State Colorado University in Gunnison. He signed on Thursday afternoon and is pictured with his parents, Ron and Denise Beiriger, Del Norte High School Principal and Athletic Director Brian Herman and Del Norte Head Wrestling Coach Heath Hart.
Beiriger, who had a stellar senior season in which he was undefeated and was a Class 2A state champion, placed sixth and fifth in the state tournament his freshman and junior year, respectively. He is also a four-time All-Conference selection.
In football, Beiriger was selected to the Second Team All-Conference in 2012, First Team All-Conference in 2013 and a member of the 2013 All-Valley Football team.
He did compete in cross country and track where he was a state placer in the 4x800 meter relay and a two-time state qualifier in cross country.