Oct. 3, 2013
ATHENS, Ohio - Three Ohio University wrestlers appear in Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine's 2013-14 Preseason Rankings. All three are within the top 15 of their respective weight classes.
Redshirt sophomore Spartak Chino (Wheaton, Ill./21-15) at 157, redshirt senior Jeremy Johnson (Broadview Heights, Ohio/36-11) at heavyweight and redshirt sophomore Cody Walters (Macedonia, Ohio/39-5) at 174 are ranked 14th, fifth and seventh respectively.
Walters placed eighth at the NCAA Championships last season and was named MAC Freshman of the Year. Chino and Johnson were named to the 2013 Mid-American Conference Academic All-League team in 2013.
Ohio University is ranked 21st overall in the 2013-14 Wrestling Insider Preseason Rankings. The Bobcats will face their first opponents this season during the Michigan State Open on November 9.