Wrestling

Kenny Courts

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Harrisburg, Pa.

High School:
Central Dauphin

Weight:
184

Major:
Communication

Kenny Courts

2013-14 Season - NCAA championships qualifier ... one match away from earning All-America honors at 2014 NCAA Championships; dropped 9-4 decision to Ophir Bernstein of Brown in consolation round ... finished fifth at Big Ten championships (March 8-9) ... finished season with team leading 32 victories among starters; one among two Buckeyes (Logan Stieber) to amass 30 or more wins ... tied for team lead among starters with Nick Roberts and Logan Stieber in major decisions with seven ... Michigan State Open Champion (Nov. 9), finished third at CKLV Invitational (Dec. 6-7) to help Buckeyes to third-place finish with 119.5 points ... runner-up at Clarion Open (Nov. 3).

2012-13 - In first full season with Buckeyes, collected 22 wins (8 losses), including a 7-4 record in dual competition; went 3-2 in the Big Ten ... won 184-pound title at Michigan State Open (Nov. 11); won first four matches via technical falls and major decisions before winning final match on medical forfeit ... runner-up at Simonson Open (Feb. 9) ... finished fifth at UB Invitational (Nov. 4) ... in Big Ten competition, defeated 2012 Big Ten Champion Mario Gonzalez of Illinois, 13-9, in Oak Harbor, Ohio (Feb. 1) in the 197-pound matchup ... earned first Big Ten win vs. Wisconsin's Benjamin Cox, a 16-0 technical fall (Jan. 20) ... final conference win came against Max Huntley of Michigan (Feb. 8), a 3-1 victory.

2011-12 - Did not compete for the Buckeyes because of injury.

Prior to Ohio State - As No. 3 wrestler in the nation at 189 pounds, won Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association title twice as three-time finalist; won state titles as a junior at 171 pounds (went undefeated) and as a senior at 189 pounds; was runner-up sophomore year at 160 pounds ... helped CD to PIAA Class 3A team championship in 2011 ... three-time winner of Beast of the East Tournament ... 2010 ASICS All-America honorable mention.

Personal - Son of Jackie and Ken ... has one sibling, Corry ... would like to coach following graduation ... enjoys playing basketball ... lists greatest sports thrill as winning state title.

Kenny Courts Career Statistics

Year Weight Record Dual Big Ten MD TF Pins Team Points
2012-13 184 22-8 7-4 3-2 4 5 1 55.5
Total 22-8 7-4 3-2 4 5 1 55.5

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