Bo Jordan
Bo  Jordan

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Paris, Ohio

High School:
St. Paris Graham

Weight:
174

Major:
Athletic Training

11/21/2017

Buckeyes Take Down Two in Thanksgiving Throwdown

Ohio State improves to 3-0

11/12/2017

Buckeyes Take Home Opener Over Arizona State, 31-12

Ohio State wins seven of 10 bouts

11/04/2017

Seven Buckeyes Crowned Champions at Princeton Open

Victories aplenty for Ohio State

10/31/2017

Complete National Rankings for the Buckeyes

Ohio State is unanimous choice as No. 2 to start the season

10/11/2017

Wrestling Hosts Preseason Media Day 2017

Buckeyes open at the Princeton Open on Nov. 4

CAREER HONORS
• All-American (2015, 2016, 2017)
• NCAA finalist (174 lbs. 2017)
• NCAA Third Place (165 lbs. 2015, 165 lbs. 2016)
• Big Ten Champion (174 lbs. 2017)
• Big Ten finalist (165 lbs. 2015, 165 lbs. 2016)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016, 2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
• NWCA Academic All-American (2016, 2017)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2016-17 (Redshirt Junior)

• All-American and NCAA finalist at 174 lbs
• The top seed at the Big Ten Championships at 174 lbs., defeated second-seeded Mark Hall of Penn State in the finals, 6-4, to clinch the Buckeyes’ team title
• Finished with an 18-2 overall record with 11 wins coming via bonus points
• Averaged an earlier loss to Cornell’s Brian Realbuto with an 11-7 come-from-behind victory in the NCAA semifinals
• Scored 10 or more points in three of his four wins at the NCAA Championships.
• Averaged nearly 11 points/match and five takedowns/match
• Perfect 5-0 record against Big Ten opponents during the dual season.
• 5-2 vs. ranked opponents
• Scored 15 or more points five times and added four falls
• Defeated two top-10 ranked wrestlers on his way to winning the Big Ten title, including No. 8 Myles Amine of Michigan in the semifinals (15-8)
• Made his dual debut on Dec. 8 vs. Missouri

2015-16 (Redshirt Sophomore)
• All-American at 165 pounds
• Runner up at the Big Ten Championships and third at the NCAA Championships
• Won his first 13 matches of the year
• 21-3 overall, 12-1 in duals and 7-1 vs. Big Ten opponents
• Big Ten Wrestler of the Week on Feb. 2 after a 13-0 major decision over seventh-ranked Chad Welch of Purdue
• Recipient of the Most Courageous Award at postseason banquet
• Ranked in the top three nationally at 165 lbs. the entire season
• After falling in the NCAA semifinals, went 2-0 in the consolation round, including an entertaining 9-7 decision over Danial Lewis of Missouri in the third place match

2014-15 (Redshirt Freshman)
• All-American at 165 pounds
• Runner-up at the Big Ten championships and third at the NCAA championships
• After falling to eventual national champion Alex Dieringer of Oklahoma State in the NCAA semifinals, came back to win a consolation semifinal and third place match
• His pin of Illinois’ Jackson Morse provide the Buckeyes with critical bonus points on their way to the team title
• Was 22-2 overall
• Won his first 17 matches of the season
• 11-0 in dual meets and 9-0 against Big Ten competition during the regular season
• Champion at the Michigan State Open
• Eight falls, four technical falls and two major decisions
• Amateur Wrestling News All-Rookie team

2013-14 (Redshirt)
• Won five open tournaments as a redshirt-freshman (165 pounds) - Clarion Open (Nov. 3), Michigan State Open (Nov. 9), Storm Open (Jan. 5), Purple Raider Open (Jan. 19) and Edinboro Open (Feb. 8)
• Completed season with 23-0 record, which included five major decisions, four technical falls and 11 falls; one fall was 16 seconds

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• 2013 Junior Dan Hodge Trophy winner
• Four-time Ohio High School Athletic Association state champion; two-time Outstanding Wrestler.
• Winner of 182 of 183 matches during high school career.
• Collected 122 career pins
• Recorded 49-0 mark at 160 pounds during senior season at St. Paris Graham.
• Two-time Ironman champion

PERSONAL
• Son of Jeff and Amy
• Father, Jeff, is the head wrestling coach at St. Paris Graham; the elder Jordan was a two-time All-American at Wisconsin in 1987 and 1988 at 150 pounds
• Has two brothers, Micah and Rocky
• Uncle Jim Jordan, a U.S. Congressman serving since 2007, was a four-time OHSAA state champion (150-1 record) before becoming a two-time NCAA champion at Wisconsin