Ra'Shede Hageman Slowed With Ankle Injury

Ra'Shede Hageman Commits to Minnesota

Ra'Shede Hageman, a 6-foot-6, 260-pound tight end from Washburn, was one of the top Minnesota's Gopher signees. Head Coach Tim Brewster and tight end coach Derrick Lewis watched Hageman play basketball Saturday against Minneapolis Roosevelt, only to see him suffer a sprained ankle in the opening minutes. Hageman missed Tuesday's game at Edina and is questionable for tommorrow's game versus Henry.

Ra'Shede Hageman, who is one of the top two-sport athletes in the Class of 2009, picked Minnesota over interest from Wisconsin and Ohio State. He was named first-team All-State by the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Minnesota Football Coaches Association, the Associated Press and the Minnesota Vikings and was also named all-metro by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and KARE 11.

Hageman helped lead the Millers to an 8-2 overall mark and a 5-1 Minneapolis City conference record. Hageman caught 11 touchdown passes as a senior in 2008 and caught 25 passes for 663 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior.

Hageman has helped pace Washburn to an 11-5 mark in basketball this season. They lost to Edina 68-58, snapping a seven-game winning streak. He is averaging 12.8 points per game.

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