Bo Jordan
Bo  Jordan

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
St. Paris, Ohio

High School:
St. Paris Graham

Weight:
174

Major:
Athletic Training

04/19/2017

NWCA Honors Four Buckeyes as Academic All-Americans

Ohio State finishes No. 14 overall in team GPA

03/16/2017

Five Buckeyes Punch Tickets to NCAA Quarterfinals

Tomasello, Jordan, Snyder, Moore all pick up bonus points

03/13/2017

March to the Arch Culminates with NCAA Championships

Big Ten champion Buckeyes have seven seeded wrestlers

03/08/2017

Nine Buckeyes Headed to St. Louis for NCAA Championships

Tomasello, Snyder earn No. 1 seeds

03/07/2017

Burcher Earns At-Large Bid to NCAA Championships

Redshirt sophomore headed to St. Louis March 16-18

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)

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR (2016-17)
• 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.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2015-16)
• 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.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014-15)
• 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.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)
• 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.