Buckeyes make five appearances in medal rounds, most of any team
Falqui, Weiss and Chastanet earn automatic NCAA Championship bids
Buckeyes earn 39-15 bout-record through two rounds
Buckeyes extend sweep-streak to 13 consecutive years
- 10th place finish at NCAA Championship debut in 2017
Sophomore Season (2017-2018)
Tied for third at the OSU Open... competed at the Elite Invitational Duals and earned 11 victories for the Buckeyes...finished 8-4 at the St. John Invitational... finished first at the NCAA Midwest Regional to earn an automatic bid to the championships... tied for third at NCAA Championships.
Freshman Season (2016-2017)
Went undefeated at OSU Duals, contributing four wins to the sabre effort ... earned 10 wins at St. John's Invitational ... picked up six wins at Wayne State Duals ... earned 20 victories in 25 matches during regular season competition ... finished in seventh place at NCAA Midwest Regional to qualify for his first NCAA Championship bid… placed 10th at NCAA Championships.
Prior to Ohio State
Fenced for TSV Bayer Dormagen for 11 years.
Son of Karl Koch ... has two siblings, Frederik and Lara ... brother, Frederik, fences for Ohio State in sabre ... goal is to attend the Olympic Games in 2020 ... favorite hobby is watching movies ... greatest sports thrill was the European Championships in 2015.