2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

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2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:48 am

Current Record: 10-4 (6-3)

Current Ranking: #6

11/2 @ Michigan State Open - 5 Champions
11/10 vs. #RV Stanford - W 29-6
11/15 @ #15 Pittsburgh - W 23-12
11/17 vs. #11 Virginia Tech - L 21-15
12/1 vs. #17 Cornell - W 23-9
12/6-7 @ CK Las Vegas Invitational - 2nd/32
1/6 vs. #4 Arizona State - W 17-16
1/10 vs. #24 Rutgers - W 22-13
1/17 @ #8 Wisconsin - W 24-13
1/19 vs. #RV Illinois - W 28-6
1/24 @ #1 Iowa - L 24-10
1/26 @ #14 Minnesota - W 22-13
1/31 vs. Maryland - W 43-3
2/2 @ #6 Nebraska - L 19-14
2/9 vs. #23 Northwestern - W 28-10
2/15 @ #2 Penn State - L 20-16
3/7-8 @ B1G Championships (@ Rutgers)
3/19-21 @ NCAA Championships (Minneapolis, MN)
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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:49 pm

The Buckeyes will start the season as the #3 ranked team in the country. 4 of the top 5 teams, and 6 of the top 10 teams in the nation are from the Big Ten. The conference has 8 in the top 20 as well.

Penn State (#1), Iowa (#2), Ohio State (#3), Nebraska (#5), Wisconsin (#6), Minnesota (#7), Michigan (#19), Northwestern (#20). There are 4 other Big Ten teams receiving votes: Rutgers, Illinois, Purdue and Michigan State.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:37 pm

The Buckeyes opened up what should be another successful season on Saturday at the Michigan State Open in East Lansing. 5 Buckeyes earned champion honors. True Freshman Carson Kharchla earned victory at 165lbs. While Redshirt Freshman Sammy Sasso earned gold at 149lbs. Both debuts for these two couldn't have gone any better. The full results for the Buckeyes were as follows:

125lbs: Malik Heinselman - 6th place
133lbs: Quinn Kinner - 3rd place
141lbs: Luke Pletcher - 1st place
149lbs: Sammy Sasso - 1st place
157lbs: Jaden Mattox - 11th place
165lbs: Carson Kharchla - 1st place
174lbs: Kaleb Romero - 1st place
184lbs: Gavin Coffman - Lost in 2nd round of WBs
197lbs: Kollin Moore - 1st place
285lbs: Gary Traub - 4th place

The Michigan State Open consisted of teams from: Buffalo, Cal Poly, Campbell, Central Michigan, Davenport, Findlay, Illinois, Indiana, Indianapolis, Michigan, Michigan State, Northern Illinois, Northwestern, Ohio, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Penn, Pittsburgh, Purdue, Tiffin and several unattached athletes.

Next up, Ohio State kicks off their duel season when they host Stanford next Sunday.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:41 pm

In their first duel of the season, the Buckeyes completed their first ever home match in the new Covelli Center, defeating a solid Stanford team, 29-6. Here are the results from the competition.

125lbs: Malik Heinselman (OSU) def. Jackson DiSario (SU); D, 6-3
133lbs: #20 Quinn Kinner (OSU) def. Brandon Kier (SU); D, 7-1
141lbs: #1 Luke Pletcher (OSU) def. #15 Real Woods (SU); SV-1, 3-1
149lbs: #5 Sammy Sasso (OSU) def. #19 Requir van der Merwe; D, 3-1
157lbs: Elijah Cleary (OSU) def. Tyler Eischens (SU); SV-1, 10-8
165lbs: #8 Shane Griffith (SU) def. #20 Ethan Smith (OSU); PIN, 6:15
174lbs: #21 Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. Foster Karmon (SU); MD, 16-7
184lbs: Zach Steiner (OSU) def. Nick Addison (SU); D, 9-6
197lbs: #1 Kollin Moore (OSU) def. #12 Nathan Traxier (SU); MD, 19-8
285lbs: Gary Traub (OSU) def. David Showunmi (SU); D, 4-3

Next up, Ohio State will travel for a duel at Pittsburgh.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by VetteMan » Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:49 pm

The Buckeyes were pretty impressive against Stanford, about as dominate as you could possibly be.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:51 am

OSU was pretty solid on Friday, defeating #15 Pittsburgh on the road, 23-12, picking up victories in 6 out of 10 bouts, including 2 major decisions. Here were the final results:

125lbs: #21 Malik Heinselman (OSU) def. Louis Newell (Pitt); D 12-7
133lbs: #4 Micky Phillippi (Pitt) def. #18 Quinn Kinner (OSU); D 4-2
141lbs: #1 Luke Pletcher (OSU) def. #17 Cole Matthews (Pitt); MD 23-9
149lbs: #6 Sammy Sasso (OSU) def. Luke Kemerer (Pitt); PIN 5:26
157lbs: #10 Taleb Rahmani (Pitt) def. Elijah Cleary (OSU); D 6-1
165lbs: #15 Jake Wentzel (Pitt) def. #20 Ethan Smith (OSU); D 3-2
174lbs: #20 Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. Gregg Harvey (Pitt); D 7-2
184lbs: #11 Nino Bonnacorsi (Pitt) def. Gavin Hoffman (OSU); D 10-5
197lbs: #1 Kollin Moore (OSU) def. #23 Kellan Stout (Pitt); MD 12-3
285lbs: #11 Chase Singletary (OSU) def. #9 Demetrius Thomas (Pitt); D 8-3

Next up, Ohio State will face-off against #11 Virginia Tech, back in Columbus, on Sunday.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:58 pm

For the first time since the 2016-17 season, the Buckeyes lost a non-conference duel match. On Sunday, they fell to #11 Virginia Tech in Columbus, 21-15. OSU earned only 4 out of 10 victories, in what was an obvious upset for the Hokies. Here are the results:

125lbs: Joey Prata (VT) def. #21 Malik Heinselman (OSU); D 5-2
133lbs: #17 Collin Gerardi (VT) def. #18 Quinn Kinner (OSU); D 7-1
141lbs: #1 Luke Pletcher (OSU) def. #19 Mitch Moore (VT); MD 13-5
149lbs: #21 Brent Moore (VT) def. #6 Sammy Sasso (OSU); PIN 1:16
157lbs: #13 BC LaPrade (VT) def. Elijah Cleary (OSU); D 3-1
165lbs: #21 Ethan Smith (OSU) def. #4 Ethan McFadden (VT); D 5-4
174lbs: Cody Hughes (VT) def. Rocky Jordan (OSU); D 7-2
184lbs: #9 Hunter Bolen (VT) def. Zach Steiner (OSU); D 8-1
197lbs: #1 Kollin Moore (OSU) def. Stan Smeltzer (VT); TF 24-9
285lbs: #11 Chase Singletary (OSU) def. John Borst (VT); D 4-2

Next up, Ohio State is off for a couple weeks, until they host Cornell on December 1st.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:24 am

Taking on #17 Cornell on Sunday in Columbus, the Buckeyes picked up a dominant 23-9 victory. Here are the results:

125lbs: Malik Heinselman (OSU) def. Dom LaJoie (CU); D 8-4
133lbs: #6 Chas Tucker (CU) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU); D 12-5
141lbs: #1 Luke Pletcher (OSU) def. Noah Baughman (CU); D 8-6
149lbs: #10 Sammy Sasso (OSU) def. Hunter Richard (CU); D 12-9
157lbs: Colton Yapoujian (CU) def. Elijah Cleary (OSU); TB-1 3-2
165lbs: #14 Ethan Smith (OSU) def. Milik Dawkins (CU); MD 12-4
174lbs: #13 Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. #11 Brandon Womack (CU); D 6-5
184lbs: #4 Ben Darmstadt (CU) def. Gavin Hoffman (OSU); D 5-0
197lbs: #1 Kollin Moore (OSU) def. Jonathan Loew (CU); MD 18-6
285lbs: Gary Traub (OSU) def. Brendan Furman (CU); D 4-3

Next up, Ohio State will be heading to Las Vegas this coming Friday and Saturday to compete in the Cliff Keen Invitational, the biggest and best college wrestling tournament in the nation.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:56 am

Although they weren't able to extend their 3 year win streak at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite to 4 consecutive years, the Buckeyes did finish as runner-ups to conference foe Nebraska. The Cornhuskers won the tournament title with 118 points, followed by OSU with 109.5 points, and finishing in third was Arizona State with 103 points. Here are the final results for each individual wrestler:

125lbs: Malik Heinselman - 8th place
133lbs: Dylan Koontz - 6th place
141lbs: Luke Pletcher - CHAMPION
149lbs: Sammy Sasso - Runner-up
157lbs: Jaden Mattox - Lost in Rd 3 of wrestle backs
165lbs: Ethan Smith - 4th place
174lbs: Kaleb Romero - Lost in Rd 4 of wrestle backs
184lbs: Gavin Hoffman - Lost in Rd 3 of wrestle backs
197lbs: Kollin Moore - CHAMPION
285lbs: Chase Singletary - Withdrew from tournament with injury

Ohio State is now off until the New Year, when they host Arizona State on January 6th.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:02 pm

Buckeyes are back in action tomorrow as they host #4 Arizona State.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by VetteMan » Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:44 pm

Chieftain2009 wrote:
Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:56 am
Although they weren't able to extend their 3 year win streak at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite to 4 consecutive years, the Buckeyes did finish as runner-ups to conference foe Nebraska. The Cornhuskers won the tournament title with 118 points, followed by OSU with 109.5 points, and finishing in third was Arizona State with 103 points. Here are the final results for each individual wrestler:

125lbs: Malik Heinselman - 8th place
133lbs: Dylan Koontz - 6th place
141lbs: Luke Pletcher - CHAMPION
149lbs: Sammy Sasso - Runner-up
157lbs: Jaden Mattox - Lost in Rd 3 of wrestle backs
165lbs: Ethan Smith - 4th place
174lbs: Kaleb Romero - Lost in Rd 4 of wrestle backs
184lbs: Gavin Hoffman - Lost in Rd 3 of wrestle backs
197lbs: Kollin Moore - CHAMPION
285lbs: Chase Singletary - Withdrew from tournament with injury

Ohio State is now off until the New Year, when they host Arizona State on January 6th.
I think I read on Eleven Warriors that Chase Singletary, the big Heavyweight for the Buckeyes is out for the rest of the year as a result of the injury that occurred in this tournament.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by VetteMan » Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:58 pm

Chieftain2009 wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:02 pm
Buckeyes are back in action tomorrow as they host #4 Arizona State.
#7 Ohio State beat #4 ranked Arizona State tonight 17-16.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:05 am

The 7th ranked Buckeyes were able to be the first team this season to hand #4 Arizona State a loss, and they did so on Monday night in Columbus, when OSU picked up a 17-16 victory, securing the victory with just enough bonus points. Here are the results:

125lbs: #15 Brandon Courtney (ASU) def. Malik Heinselman (OSU); D, 9-5
133lbs: Jordan Decatur (OSU) def. #15 Josh Kramer (ASU); D, 5-3
141lbs: #1 Luke Pletcher (OSU) def. Navonte Demison (ASU); TF, 19-4
149lbs: #6 Sammy Sasso (OSU) def. #25 Josh Maruca (ASU); D, 10-3
157lbs: Jacori Teemer (ASU) def. Elijah Cleary (OSU); D, 6-2
165lbs: #5 Josh Shields (ASU) def. #13 Ethan Smith (OSU); D, 6-2
174lbs: #9 Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. #8 Anthony Valencia (ASU); D, 7-3
184lbs: #1 Zahid Valencia (ASU) def. Gavin Hoffman (OSU); MD, 19-5
197lbs: #1 Kollin Moore (OSU) def. #12 Kordell Norfleet (ASU); D, 11-9
285lbs: #6 Tanner Hall (ASU) def. Gary Traub (OSU); D, 3-2

Next up, Ohio State gets into conference action as they host a solid Rutgers team on Friday.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:47 am

Buckeyes jump up to #5 in this week's poll and will host #24 Rutgers tonight.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by VetteMan » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:41 pm

I see that the #5 ranked Buckeyes beat the #24 ranked Rutgers team tonight 22-13. I think there record in Duals this season is now 5-1.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:57 am

The Buckeyes defeated yet again, another top 25 team on Friday, defeating #24 Rutgers by a final score of 22-13, for Rutgers first loss of the season. Here are the results:

125lbs: #14 Nicolas Aguilar (RU) def. Malik Heinselman (OSU); MD, 14-1
133lbs: #11 Sammy Alvarez (RU) def. Jordan Decatur (OSU); D, 6-1
141lbs: #1 Luke Pletcher (OSU) def. JoJo Aragona (RU); MD, 12-4
149lbs: #6 Sammy Sasso (OSU) def. Gerard Angelo (RU); MD, 16-7
157lbs: Michael Van Brill (RU) def. Elijah Cleary (OSU); D, 5-3
165lbs: #13 Ethan Smith (OSU) def. Brett Donner (RU); MD, 13-4
174lbs: #9 Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. #19 Joe Grello (RU); D, 9-2
184lbs: Billy Janzer (RU) def. Rocky Jordan (OSU); D, 5-4
197lbs: #1 Kollin Moore (OSU) def. #17 Jordan Pagano (RU); MD, 20-9
285lbs: Gary Traub (OSU) def. Matthew Correnti (RU); SV-2, 4-2

Next up, Ohio State travels to Wisconsin next Friday.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:55 pm

After their conference victory over previously unbeaten #24 Rutgers, the Buckeyes move from #5 up to #4 this week.

OSU now has a big weekend coming up. They'll travel to #8 Wisconsin on Friday, then host a receiving votes Illinois team on Sunday.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:34 am

On Friday night, the Buckeyes departed Madison with a very, very good 24-13 victory over #8 Wisconsin. Right now, the Buckeyes are on a roll, and the results against top 25 teams are proving that. Here are the match results:

125lbs: Eric Barnett (UW) def. Malik Heinselman (OSU); D, 8-6
133lbs: #1 Seth Gross (UW) def. #20 Jordan Decatur (OSU); MD, 15-6
141lbs: #1 Luke Pletcher (OSU) def. #4 Tristan Moran (UW); MD, 11-3
149lbs: #6 Sammy Sasso (OSU) def. #13 Cole Martin (UW); MD, 12-3
157lbs: Elijah Cleary (OSU) def. Drew Scharenbrock (UW); D, 7-3
165lbs: #4 Evan Wick (UW) def. #12 Ethan Smith (OSU); D, 7-4
174lbs: #8 Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. Jared Krattiger (UW); D, 7-3
184lbs: Rocky Jordan (OSU) def. Tyler Dow (UW); TF, 20-2
197lbs: #1 Kollin Moore (OSU) def. Peter Christensen (UW); TF, 21-3
285lbs: #5 Trent Hillgar (UW) def. Gary Traub (OSU); D, 6-0

Next up, Ohio State hosts a solid Illinois squad on Sunday.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by Chieftain2009 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:52 pm

OSU continued their great stretch of wrestling as of late, when they defeated a good Illinois team 28-6 on Sunday. Here are the results from that match:

125lbs: #24 Justin Cardani (ILL) def. Malik Heinselman (OSU); SV-1, 8-6
133lbs: #8 Travis Piotrowski (ILL) def. #20 Jordan Decatur (OSU); D, 6-2
141lbs: #1 Luke Pletcher (OSU) def. #12 Dylan Duncan (ILL); D, 12-5
149lbs: #6 Sammy Sasso (OSU) def. Mousa Jodeh (ILL); MD, 13-3
157lbs: Elijah Cleary (OSU) def. #22 Eric Barone (ILL); TB-1, 4-3
165lbs: #12 Ethan Smith (OSU) def. #14 Danny Braunagel (ILL); D, 3-1
174lbs: #8 Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. #16 Joey Gunther (ILL); D, 6-3
184lbs: Rocky Jordan (OSU) def. #11 Zac Braunagel (ILL); D, 6-4
197lbs: #1 Kollin Moore (OSU) def. Matt Wroblewski (ILL); PIN, 4:35
285lbs: Gary Traub (OSU) def. Luke Luffman (ILL); D, 11-4

Next up, Ohio State heads West, as they'll compete at Iowa on Friday, and at Minnesota next Sunday.



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Re: 2019-20 Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling

Post by VetteMan » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:46 am

These next 2 meets very well could be two of there most difficult matches of the year, especially this next Friday at Iowa.



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