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Tywan  Claxton

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RS Senior

South Euclid, Ohio

High School:



@OhioU_Wrestling Closes out Season at NCAA Championships

Claxton, Chino and Walters fight through four sessions of competition


@OhioU_Wrestling: Five Bobcats Advance to Day Two of NCAA Championships

Claxton earns back-to-back wins in Day 1


@OhioU_Wrestling Heads to NCAA Championships

Six Bobcats Open Competition in St. Louis


@OhioU_Wrestling: ESPN Announces Coverage of NCAA Championships

Multi-Mat on ESPN3; Semifinals and Finals aired in Prime Time on ESPN


@OhioU_Wrestling: Romanchik earns At-Large Bid to the NCAA Championships

Four Bobcats earn Top-16 Seeds at National Tournament


NCAA Championships Day 1

John Kelly : www.johnkellyphotos.com

2014-15: Won the Michigan State Open in his weight class…Placed 1st in the NAVY Classic after decision over Princeton’s Chris Perez (9-3)…Also, placed 1st in Reno Tournament of Champions after decision over Nebraska’s Tyler Berger…Pinned Cleveland State’s Nick Montgomery in 2:33 in dual competition…Pinned Appalachian State’s Javon Johnson in 5:20 in first dual contest of the season…Finished the season with an overall record of 27-5…Competed in MAC Championships in Columbia, Mo., where he finished fourth after going 2-2…Competed in NCAA Tournament in St. Louis, Mo., where he earned his way into the quarterfinals in his weight class after victories over The Citadel’s Mathew Frisch and Stanford’s Garrett Schaner…Fell to Edinboro’s David Habat in quarterfinals

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.