April 29, 2013
ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio University wrestling team announced its 2013 recruiting class on Monday. The class consists of four wrestlers, which hold a combined record of 582-74. Among the four newcomers, the group has earned three state championships and has placed 12 times in their respective state tournaments.
Marysville High School
High School: Finished with a career record 169-16... Was a four-time state tournament place winner, including a state championship at 138 pounds... Ranked No. 14 in the Flowrestling.com all class rankings.
Carl Sandburg High School
Orland Park, Ill.
High School: Posted a career record of 147-12... Three-time state placewinner... Claimed the state title as a sophomore... Finished runner-up in the state tournament as a junior and senior... Placed third and fourth during the Freestyle Cadet Nationals following his freshman and sophomore seasons, respectively... Member of the Cadet and Junior dual National Championship teams in Illinois.
Downers North Grove High School
Downers Grove, Ill.
High School: Notched a career record of 134-26... Was a three-time state qualifier at Downers North Grove High School... Finished second and fourth at the state tournament during his junior and senior seasons, respectively... Played on the 17 and under National Championship soccer team.
Steubenville High School
High School: Finished with a 132-20 overall record at Steubenville High School... Two-time OVAC Champion... Finished fourth and runner-up at the state tournament during his junior and senior seasons, respectively.