Wrestling

Cam Tessari

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Monroeville, Ohio

High School:
Monroeville

Weight:
149

Major:
Health Professions Exploration

Cam Tessari

Ohio State Career Honors- 2012 All-American.

2011-12 (Freshman Season)- All-American ... finished fifth at Big Ten championships (March 3-4) and fourth at NCAA championships (March 15-17) ... 28-11 overall; 11-3 in dual action; 4-1 in Big Ten ... lost both matches at Big Ten championships for a combined two points, including a 3-2tb4 setback to Michigan's Eric Grajales in wrestlebacks, the match was the event's longest bout ; after losing to Ivan Lopouchanski of Purdue in the championship bracket, beat the No. 4 seed in fifth-place matchup, 8-6 ... after losing first match of NCAA championships, won six consecutive matches in wrestlebacks, including 5-4 decision over No. 3 Cole Van Ohlen of Air Force; dropped third-place bout 12-10 to Binghamton's and No. 4 Donald Vinson ... runner-up at Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 5) ... won six of eight final regular-season matches, including pinning No. 9 Dylan Ness of Minnesota (Jan. 8) ... 9-4 victory over Iowa's Mike Kelly (Jan. 20) helped propel Buckeyes over Hawkeyes, 21-9 ... won first overtime match of collegiate career vs. Michigan State's Dan Osterman (Feb. 5), 4-2.

Prior to Ohio State- No. 1-ranked wrestler in the country at 140 pounds ... won fourth Ohio High School state title in 2011; one of three Monroeville wrestlers to become four-time state champions in 2011 ... won titles at 112, 125 and 140 pounds ... finished career with 189-6 record, including 52-1 mark his senior season ... 53-0 ledger his junior campaign helped Monroeville win state team title ... for fourth individual championship, beat Shane Brown of Akron Manchester who was undefeated at 46-0 ... runner-up at Walsh Ironman tournament (140 pounds) before winning during junior season ... 2009 Junior Nationals Champion; named to all-tournament team and helped Team Ohio to first-place finish ... 2010 ASICS All-America honorable mention ... 2011 state winner of Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award.

Personal - Son of Mark and Carla ... has two siblings, Nick and Anna.

Cam Tessari Career Statistics

Year Weight Record Dual Big Ten MD TF Pins Team Points
2011-12 149 28-11 11-3 4-1 1 - 6 79
Total 28-11 11-3 4-1 1 - 6 79


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