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Tywan Claxton

Player Profile

RS Junior

South Euclid, Ohio

High School:



Johnson Advances to Session Four at NCAA Championships

Senior heavyweight will face fourth-seeded Adam Coon from Michigan


Four Bobcats Move on to Day Two NCAA Action

Third session begins on Friday at 11 a.m. EST


Six Bobcats Open Competition at the NCAA Championships

Ohio in search of its fourth All-American in the last five years


Wellington and Johnson Advance to NCAA Second Round

Second session to begin at 7 p.m. ET


Claxton Earns At-Large Bid to the NCAA Championship

NCAA announces seeding and brackets

2013-14:Finished as the runner-up in his weight class at the Michigan State Open with a 3-1 record... Went undefeated at the Eastern Michigan Duels, posting a fall (2:45) against Adam Fahs of Indiana Tech... Claimed an individual title at the Navy Classic in Annapolis, Md.... Earned a decision over the University of Missouri's undefeated Drake Houdashelt... Went 3-2 at the Reno Tournament of Champions... Tallied conference wins against Northern Illinois, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Buffalo, and Northern Iowa... Recorded a major decision victory over West Virgina's Jason Luster... Ended the regular season at 24-6 with a dual competition record of 14-3.... Competed in the MAC Championship in Kent, Ohio, going 2-3 to finish fifth overall.

Prior to Ohio: Completed his high school career with a 120-32 record... Placed in the state in two weight classes... Placed seventh at 141lbs. in NCAA Division II.

Personal: Son of Jamalia Claxton... Has one brother, Martez, and one sister, Dea'jha... Hobbies include playing Madden and hiking... Favorite athlete is Tom Brady... Favorite team Cleveland Browns.