Lloyd signs with Queens University

By Perry Lloyd - For The Tribune
At the signing are, front row, from left, Cecelia Rosendahl (sister), Corey Moore (brother), Perry Lloyd (father), Jude Lloyd, Penny Lloyd (mother), Matt Dunn (EHS Head Coach); second row, Dr. Roger Hensley (pastor), Amanda Burton (EHS assistant principal), Dr. John Orta (mentor and youth coach), Dale Bartley (EHS assistant coach and long-time youth coach and mentor), Josh Stanley (Combat Wrestling Club head coach), and Shelton Sales (Combat Wrestling Club assistant coach); third row, Nick Tomlin (EHS assistant athletic director), Joel Hoyle (EHS principal), Tony Duncan (EHS athletic director), Josh Price (youth coach and mentor), and Adam Beshears (EMS head coach). - Courtesy of Perry Lloyd

On Friday afternoon in the Elkin High School Media Center, Jude Lloyd had a signing ceremony to commemorate his acceptance of a scholarship to continue his education and wrestle at Queens University for Coach Rob Tate. His actual signing of the letter of intent and grant-in-aid took place electronically on Wednesday.

Lloyd completed a stellar career at Elkin this season. He was a four-time all-conference wrestler and three-time conference champion in three different weight classes.

He was a four-time WNCHSAA regional finalist and three-time champion, a four-time NCHSAA placer and a three-time finalist in three different weight classes.

In 2018, he was the 1A NCHSAA State Champion at 138 pounds and was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler for both the WNCHSAA Tournament and the 1A NCHSAA Tournament.

He holds the Elkin High School records for season wins (47), consecutive wins (47) and career wins (152). He was a three-time NHSCA Academic All-American (2016, 2017and 2018).

He finished his wrestling career at Elkin High School with a 152 and 14 record.

At the signing are, front row, from left, Cecelia Rosendahl (sister), Corey Moore (brother), Perry Lloyd (father), Jude Lloyd, Penny Lloyd (mother), Matt Dunn (EHS Head Coach); second row, Dr. Roger Hensley (pastor), Amanda Burton (EHS assistant principal), Dr. John Orta (mentor and youth coach), Dale Bartley (EHS assistant coach and long-time youth coach and mentor), Josh Stanley (Combat Wrestling Club head coach), and Shelton Sales (Combat Wrestling Club assistant coach); third row, Nick Tomlin (EHS assistant athletic director), Joel Hoyle (EHS principal), Tony Duncan (EHS athletic director), Josh Price (youth coach and mentor), and Adam Beshears (EMS head coach).
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_IMG_3102.jpgAt the signing are, front row, from left, Cecelia Rosendahl (sister), Corey Moore (brother), Perry Lloyd (father), Jude Lloyd, Penny Lloyd (mother), Matt Dunn (EHS Head Coach); second row, Dr. Roger Hensley (pastor), Amanda Burton (EHS assistant principal), Dr. John Orta (mentor and youth coach), Dale Bartley (EHS assistant coach and long-time youth coach and mentor), Josh Stanley (Combat Wrestling Club head coach), and Shelton Sales (Combat Wrestling Club assistant coach); third row, Nick Tomlin (EHS assistant athletic director), Joel Hoyle (EHS principal), Tony Duncan (EHS athletic director), Josh Price (youth coach and mentor), and Adam Beshears (EMS head coach). Courtesy of Perry Lloyd

By Perry Lloyd

For The Tribune