Redshirt junior Zac Carson (Akron, Ohio) and freshman Colt Yinger (Nelsonville, Ohio) of the Ohio wrestling team earned 2019 National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division I Scholar All-American honors, as announced by the organization on Thursday (April 25).
Redshirt sophomore Trevor Giallombardo (Petoskey, Mich.), redshirt junior Kade Kowalski (Nashport, Ohio) and redshirt freshman Mason Kroening (Aurora, Ill.) represented Ohio wrestling on the 2019 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, as announced by the league office today.
Four members of the Ohio wrestling team will represent the Bobcats this weekend (March 21-23) at the 2019 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, which are being held at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.
The final day of the 2019 Mid-American Conference Championships saw two members of the Ohio wrestling team punch tickets to the 2019 NCAA Division I Championships, with senior Cameron Kelly (Bellbrook, Ohio) earning a spot at 141 pounds after placing third and redshirt senior Zack Parker (Felton, Del.) taking the fourth spot at 285 courtesy of a thrilling win in a challenge match to wrap up the two-day tournament today at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
Freshman Colt Yinger (Nelsonville, Ohio) earned a spot in the title bout at 165 pounds to highlight the opening day of the 2019 Mid-American Conference Championships today at the Ted Constant Convocation Center.
The Ohio wrestling team finished the 2018-19 regular season ranked 19th in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Mid-Major Poll. Formulated two years ago, the Mid-Major Top 20 concentrates on the programs that fall outside of the traditional "Power 5" conferences.
When redshirt junior Zac Carson (Akron, Ohio) and graduate student Derek Hillman (Woodhaven, Mich.) compete in the 2019 Mid-American Conference Wrestling Championships this weekend (March 8-9) in Norfolk, Va., they will once again be sporting green & white singlets. Only this year, they will be representing the Bobcats of Ohio rather than the Eagles of Eastern Michigan.
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today a historic membership expansion in the sport of wrestling as the MAC has added seven new affiliate members – Bloomsburg, Clarion, Edinboro, Lock Haven, Rider, George Mason and Cleveland State – to begin competing in the MAC with the 2019-20 wrestling season.
The Ohio wrestling team (7-6) will wrap up the 2018-19 regular season with a visit to Boiling Springs, N.C., to take on Gardner-Webb (2-11) on Saturday (Feb. 23) in a 1 p.m. ET dual meet at Paul Porter Arena. The match will be streamed live on ESPN+.
The Ohio wrestling team (6-5, 4-2 MAC) returns to the road this weekend, visiting Bloomsburg (3-9) on Friday (Feb. 15) for a 7 p.m. ET matchup at Nelson Field House in Bloomsburg, Pa., before heading to Amherst, N.Y., to clash with Buffalo (10-4, 3-2 MAC) in the final Mid-American Conference match of the 2018-19 regular season for the Bobcats on Sunday (Feb. 17) at 1 p.m. ET at Alumni Arena.
The Ohio wrestling program has been celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout the 2018-19 season. That celebration culminated in the raising of the singlets of its four national champions to the rafters of the Convocation Center last Saturday (Feb. 9) during the Bobcats' regular season home finale against Mid-American Conference foe SIUE.
The Ohio wrestling team (5-5, 3-2 MAC) was edged by Old Dominion (8-5, 5-2 MAC), 16-15, this evening at the Convocation Center, snapping a three-match Mid-American Conference winning streak for the Bobcats.
The Ohio wrestling team (5-4, 3-1 MAC) is taking aim at a fourth-straight Mid-American Conference victory as it hosts Old Dominion (7-5, 4-2 MAC) for a 6 p.m. ET dual meet at the Convocation Center. The match will be streamed live on ESPN+.
The Ohio wrestling team (5-4, 3-1 MAC) looks to continue its winning ways as it closes out its 2018-19 home schedule with a pair of Mid-American Conference matches this weekend at the Convocation Center, playing host to Old Dominion (7-5, 4-2 MAC) on Friday (Feb. 8) at 6 p.m. ET and SIUE (1-10, 1-5 MAC) on Saturday (Feb. 9) at 1 p.m. ET. Both matches will be streamed live on ESPN+.
The Ohio wrestling team (5-4, 3-1 MAC) won five of its first six bouts on its way to a 19-15 victory over Mid-American Conference rival Central Michigan (3-6, 2-3 MAC) today at McGuirk Arena. The Bobcats earned their third-straight conference dual win with the victory over the Chippewas.