March 29, 2011
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Mid-American Conference announced today that Ohio wrestler Jeremy Johnson was named the league's Freshman of the Year.
Johnson, a native of Broadview Heights, Ohio, was the number three seed in the 285 lb. weight class at the MAC Wrestling Tournament. He was part of the Bobcats squad that shared in the MAC regular season title along with Kent State and Central Michigan with a 4-1 conference record.
He finished 32-13 this season, which included a 5-4 win over UNCG's Peter Sturgeon in the NCAA Tournament.
Buffalo coach Jim Beichner was named Coach of the Year, while Kent State's Dustin Kilgore was awarded Wrestler of the Year honors.