No.3 Ohio State Buckeyes (1-0) vs. No. 15 Pittsburgh Panthers (1-0) Preview. The Wrestling Bucks head to the Steel City this Friday for their first road dual of the season. Pittsburgh looked impressive in their first dual against Campbell, winning 8/10 matches on their way to a 28-6 victory. Ohio State wrestled Stanford on Sunday November 10th, winning 29-6.
The Ohio State Wrestling team will have two members representing Team USA at the U23 Freestyle World Championships for the second year in a row. Last year, Myles Martin and Kollin Moore advanced, this year, Chase Singletary and incoming freshman Greg Kerkvliet will represent the Buckeyes at the U23 World Team Championships.
You may not realize this but recruiting in College Wrestling is often kept under wraps. Recruits will often not discuss who they are interested in or who is recruiting them. This is very different from football or basketball where information is made readily available via social media.Trust me, I have spent many hours gathering information with little to no luck.
College wrestling is very unique in that it’s an individualized team sport, meaning each wrestler competes individually to earn team points. There are many factors that can affect a team’s success, such as coaching, facilities, and injuries just to name a few. But ultimately, recruiting is at the top of the list. A stat posted by Intermat shows just…
Let’s start off by recapping the end of the season for the Ohio State Wrestling team. After a successful season, Ohio State had a rough ending by going 0-3 in National Title matches. Joey McKenna (141) lost in OT on a very questionable takedown. Head coach Tom Ryan was very disappointed in the call, stating it cost McKenna a national title.