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Harrison Hightower

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RS Senior

Strongsville, Ohio

High School:
University School

Last College:
Virginia Tech




Ohio Finishes Fifth at Reno Tournament of Champions

Claxton and Walters claim crowns


Ohio Travels to Reno for Tournament of Champions

Bobcats one of 21 teams competing


Bobcats fall to No. 5 Missouri, 25-18

Squire upsets No. 16 Manley at 133-class


Ohio Opens Home Competition Against No. 5 Missouri

Bobcats begin MAC play in the Convo


Ohio Duels with Appalachian State on Friday

Five Ranked Bobcats to face Mountaineers

2013-14:Placed in the top five at the Michigan State Open with a 5-1 record... Earned a third place finish at the Navy Classic, going 4-1... Went 3-2 at the Reno Tournament of Champions, recording a fall at 1:50... Posted three falls at the Southern Scuffle, with a 4-2 record... Recorded a 2:25 fall over Shaun'Que McMurtry of Northern Illinois. Won against Tyler Rill of Buffalo with a fall at 1:33... Earned a fall at 1:43 against Devin Geoghegan from Old Dominion, and a 1:39 fall against West Virginia's Ross Renzi... Held a 29-10 season record, going 12-4 in duel competition... Competed in the MAC Championship in Kent, Ohio, earning a 2-1 record, including a fall at 4:36, and his spot in the NCAA Tournament.

2012-13: Finished fourth on the team with 19 victories on the season... Kicked the season off going 2-1 at the Virginia Duals, pinning Anderson's Dennis Rhodes and a 5-4 decision over John Lampe (Chattanooga)...Finished fourth in the 165 bracket at the Navy Classic...Came away with a 10-4 decision victory over No. 20 Mike Ottinger (Central Michigan)...Earned a 4-0 victory over Eastern Michigan's Jake Dorulla...Pinned Northern Illinois' Dan Burk in 1:17 on Nov. 11...Started Ohio's comeback against Michigan State with a 9-0 major decision victory over Nick Proctor on Jan. 27...Recorded a win by fall in 1:57 over West Virginia's Ross Renzi on Feb. 10...Pinned Paul Duggan (Campbell) on Feb. 18... Pinned both of his opponents at the Tri-match with Cleveland State and Gardner Webb on Feb 24.

2011-12: Finished the year with a 20-16 record... Earned pins against Northern Colora, Central Michigan, Duke, Penn State, Chattanooga and Buffalo... Went 3-2 at the Virginia Tech Hokie Open with a 8-2 win over Ram's Joseph Bayer, a 16-0 win over VMI's Ted Gottwald and a 9-4 win over Chattanooga's Dan Waddell ... Picked up four wins at the Southern Scuffle including three pins ... Tallied a 5-1 dual meet victory over Northern Illinois' Sam Bennett on Jan. 13... Won three straight matches, defeating Wally Maziarz (Buffalo - Jan. 29), Dominic Prezzia (West Virginia - Feb. 10) and Immanuel Kerr-Brown (Duke - Feb. 18)... Placed fourth at the Mid-American Conference Championships. 2010-11:Competed at Virginia Tech, but would transfer at the end of the year.

Prior to Ohio: Was a three-time State Champion... Finished his high school career with 156 wins and 18 losses... Placed fifth in the Ironman ... Placed third at Appalachian State in 2011.

Personal: Son of Steven and Christine Hightower ... Has four siblings, Hunter, Keith, Haley and Hudson ... Hobbies include fishing and movies ... Majoring in Business.