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  Cody Walters

Cody Walters

Player Profile

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Macedonia, Ohio

High School:
St. Peter Chanel

Weight:
174

Birthdate:
01/09/1993

11/22/2014

Ohio claims 3rd place at Navy Classic

Walters and Claxton earn second individual titles

11/20/2014

Bobcats set sail for Navy Classic

Five ranked Ohio grapplers to compete

11/15/2014

Bobcats go 2-1 at EMU Duels

Claxton remains undefeated on season

05/08/2014

Ohio Earns No. 11 Academic Ranking by the NWCA

Johnson earns all-academic honors for the third-consecutive season

04/30/2014

Ohio Places Three Wrestlers on Academic All-MAC Team

Chino, Johnson and Walters honored by the league

2013-14: Posted wins against Drexel and Utah Valley University at the Eastern Michigan Duals... Earned a fall (5:29) against Buffalo's Rrok Ndokaj... Recorded MAC victories against Northern Illinois, Eastern Michigan, Buffalo and Northern Iowa... Won against Clarion's Ryan Darch... Came out of the regular season with an 8-2 record. Competed in the MAC Championship in Kent, Ohio, where he went 3-0 to earn his second career MAC title.

2012-13: Finished 3-0 en route to claiming the 174 title at the MAC Wrestling Championships, defeating John-Marti Cannon to finish first...Earned NCAA All-American honors defeating Iowa State's Tanner Weatherman to finish eighth...Named MAC Freshman of the year after finishing the season with a team high 39 victories..Posted a strong 2-0 finish at the Virginia Duals pinning Dennis Rhodes (Anderson) while coming away with a 3-1 decision over Chattanooga's Jake Young...Defeated Kent State's Sam Wheeler in the championship match at the Michigan State Open to finish with a perfect 4-0 mark in the 174 bracket...Won his weight class for the second straight tournament at the Navy Classic, finishing a perfect 4-0 defeating Kent State's Sam Wheeler 7-4 ...Defeated Central Michigan's Craig Kelliher in a 5-3 decision...Helped led the Bobcats to a 17-16 come behind victory over Eastern Michigan with a 10-2 major decision win over Mike Curby...Picked up a win over Colin Hedash (Appalachian State) on Dec 9...Moved to a perfect 18-0 at the Reno Tournament of Champions, finishing a perfect 5-0 en route to claiming the 174 bracket on Dec. 17...Finished with a 4-2 mark at the Southern Scuffle on Jan. 2...Came away with a 5-2 decision victory over Northern Illinois' Matt Mougin...Picked up a 8-2 decision victory over Kent State's Sam Wheeler...Posted his team-leading 25th victory over Bloomsburg's Christopher Smith on Jan. 20...Recorded a victory over No. 16 John-Martin Cannon 8-4..Defeated Michigan State's Jordan Wohifert 2-0 on Jan. 27...Continued his impressive season with a 2-1 victory over Ryan Darch (Clarion) on Feb. 9...Collected his 30th victory over Campbell's Taylor Mcgiffen in shutout victory on Feb. 18...Won both of his matches against Cleveland State and Gardner Webb via pin.

2011-12 Redshirted... Posted a 21-10 overall record in open competition... Posted a winning performance at the Purple Raider Open... Took third at the CSU Open... Finished fourth at the Michigan State Open.

Prior to Ohio: Finished his high school career with 171 wins and 21 losses... Qualified for state competition four times... Placed in state competition three times... Captured the State Championship... Named All-American three times... Was Junior National Runner-Up... Was a Disney Gold Medalist and Silver Medalist... Also played football.

Personal: Son of Jason and Michele Walters... Has one sister, Amanda... Hobbies include wrestling, hanging out with friends and participating in water sports... Majoring in Education.