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Three Buckeyes Wrestling for National Titles Saturday Night

From an Ohio State release.

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Three of 10 championship bouts Saturday night will have Buckeye representation.

Micah Jordan (149 lbs), Joey McKenna (141 lbs) and Kollin Moore (197 lbs) will each battle for national titles.

All three are seeded second in their respective weight class and are pitted against the top seed.

FINALS MATCH-UPS
141 lbs | Joey McKenna (24-2) vs. Yianni Diakomihalis (28-0, Cornell)
149 lbs | Micah Jordan (29-2) vs. Anthony Ashnault (31-0, Rutgers)
197 lbs | Kollin Moore (23-2) vs. Bo Nickal (29-0, Penn State)


BRACKETS & TEAM STANDINGS


TEAM STANDINGS AFTER SESSION IV
Penn State 120.5
Ohio State 88.5
Oklahoma State 73.5
Iowa 68.0
Missouri 54.0

Luke Pletcher (133 lbs) and Myles Martin (184 lbs) remain in contention for third-place and have guaranteed their spot on the All-America podium. It’ll take two wins apiece to claim the bronze prize.

COMPLETE BOUT RESULTS 
125 LBS | Malik Heinselman
Rd. 1 | No. 8 Vitali Arujau (Cornell) def. No. 25 Malik Heinselman (Ohio State) | MD, 12-2
WB1 | No. 25 Malik Heinselman (Ohio State) def. No. 24 Rico Montoya (Northern Colorado) | D, 9-5
WB2 | No. 10 Brent Fleetwood (North Dakota State) def. No. 25 Malik Heinselman (Ohio State) | MD, 10-0

133 LBS | Luke Pletcher
Rd. 1 | No. 5 Luke Pletcher (Ohio State) def. No. 28 Tim Rooney (Kent State) | MD, 12-3
Rd. 2 | No. 5 Luke Pletcher (Ohio State) def. No. 12 Montorie Bridges (Wyoming) | D, 5-3
Quarterfinals | No. 5 Luke Pletcher (Ohio State) def. No. 4 Micky Phillippi (Pittsburgh) | D, 3-1
Semifinals | No. 1 Daton Fix (Oklahoma State) def. No. 5 Luke Pletcher (Ohio State) | D, 4-2

141 LBS | Joey McKenna
Rd. 1 | No. 2 Joey McKenna (Ohio State) def. No. 31 Grant Willits (Oregon State) | TF, 20-5
Rd. 2 | No. 2 Joey McKenna (Ohio State) def. No. 15 Kaid Brock (Oklahoma State) | MD, 14-1
Quarterfinals | No. 2 Joey McKenna (Ohio State) def. No. 7 Mitch McKee (Minnesota) | MD, 11-1
Semifinals | No. 2 Joey McKenna (Ohio State) def. No. 3 Nick Lee (Penn State) | D, 4-3

149 LBS | Micah Jordan
Rd. 1 | No. 2 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) def. No. 31 Shayne Oster (Northwestern) | PIN, 3:37
Rd. 2 | No. 2 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) def. No. 15 Max Thomsen (Northern Iowa) | MD, 17-4
Quarterfinals | No. 2 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) def. No. 10 Pat Lugo (Iowa) | D, 10-3
Semifinals | No. 2 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) def. No. 6 Austin O’Connor (North Carolina) | D, 4-2

157 LBS | Ke-Shawn Hayes
Rd. 1 | No. 11 Ke-Shawn Hayes (Ohio State) def. No. 22 Zac Carson (Ohio) | D, 7-1
Rd. 2 | No. 6 Kaleb Young (Iowa) def. No. 11 Ke-Shawn Hayes (Ohio State) | MD, 14-2
WB2 | No. 12 Taleb Rahmani (Pittsburgh) def. No. 11 Ke-Shawn Hayes (Ohio State) | D, 7-1

165 LBS | Te’Shan Campbell
Rd. 1 | No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) def. No. 12 Ebed Jarrell (Drexel) | D, 6-0
Rd. 2 | No. 5 Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven) def. No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) | D, 4-2
WB2 | No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) def. No. 27 Troy Keller (Buffalo) | PIN, 1:10
WB3 | No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) def. No. 13 Andrew Fogarty (North Dakota State) | D, 7-1
Rd. of 12 | No. 7 Isaiah White (Nebraska) def. No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) | TB1, 3-2

174 LBS | Ethan Smith
Rd. 1 | No. 14 Kimball Bastian (Utah Valley) def. No. 19 Ethan Smith (Ohio State) | TB1, 6-4
WB2 | No. 19 Ethan Smith (Ohio State) def. No. 30 Dean Sherry (Rider) | D, 8-6
WB3 | No. 11 Dylan Lydy (Purdue) def. No. 19 Ethan Smith (Ohio State) | D, 4-2

184 LBS | Myles Martin
Rd. 1 | No. 1 Myles Martin (Ohio State) def. Bob Coleman (Oregon State) | PIN, 3:22
Rd. 2 | No. 1 Myles Martin (Ohio State) def. No. 16 Corey Hazel (Lock Haven) | MD, 16-5
Quarterfinals | No. 1 Myles Martin (Ohio State) def. No. 8 Ryan Preisch (Lehigh) | MD, 11-2
Semifinals | No. 5 Max Dean (Cornell) def. No. 1 Myles Martin (Ohio State) | D, 5-4

197 LBS | Kollin Moore
Rd. 1 | No. 2 Kollin Moore (Ohio State) def. No. 31 Brett Perry (Buffalo) | MD, 12-3
Rd. 2 | No. 2 Kollin Moore (Ohio State) def. No. 18 Jake Woodley (Oklahoma) | MD, 14-4
Quarterfinals | No. 2 Kollin Moore (Ohio State) def. No. 10 Tom Sleigh (Virginia Tech) | D, 17-11
Semifinals | No. 2 Kollin Moore (Ohio State) def. No. 3 Preston Weigel (Oklahoma State) | MD, 12-4

HWT | Chase Singletary
Rd. 1 | No. 16 Chase Singletary (Ohio State) def. No. 17 David Jensen (Nebraska) | D, 3-0
Rd. 2 | No. 1 Derek White (Oklahoma State) def. No. 16 Chase Singletary (Ohio State) | D, 5-2
WB2 | No. 16 Chase Singletary (Ohio State) def. No. 18 Joseph Goodhart (Drexel) | D, 3-1
WB3 | N. 26 Ian Butterbrodt (Brown) def. No. 16 Chase Singletary (Ohio State) | D, 2-0

[Photo courtesy Ohio State Wrestling/Twitter.]

2 Responses

  1. wishing all 3 the best but should be 4 with Martin..go Bucks!

  2. That’s awesome! Good luck to these young men!! Bring it home!!!

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