Wrestling

Josh Demas

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Westerville North

Weight:
157

Major:
Communication

Josh Demas

09/02/2014

Buckeyes Fourth in WIN's 2014-15 Preseason Division I Rankings

Ohio State one of six Big Ten teams ranked in Top 10

03/22/2013

Logan, Hunter Stieber Advance to NCAA Championships Semifinals

Ohio State in seventh place after three sessions

03/22/2013

Stieber Will Face Iowa's Ramos in NCAA Championships Final

Top wrestlers of Big Ten will meet for fifth time in careers

03/21/2013

Buckeyes Advance Four to Second Round of NCAA Championships

Ohio State sits in 12th place with six points

03/21/2013

Buckeyes Move to Sixth Place at NCAA Championships

Stieber brothers, Demas, Heflin advance to quarterfinals

03/22/2013

WR: 2013 NCAA Championships

March 21-23 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines, Iowa

03/10/2013

Ohio State at Big Ten Championships

March 9-10 Assembly Hall Champaign, Ill.

02/10/2013

No. 5 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Penn State

Feb. 10, 2013 St. John Arena Columbus, Ohio

12/16/2012

Grapple at the Garden

Dec. 16, 2012 Madison Square Garden New York City

03/04/2012

2012 Big Ten Championships

March 3-4 West Lafayette, Ind. Purdue University

Ohio State Career Honors- Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

2012-13 - NCAA Championships qualifier ... finished fourth at Big Ten championships (March 9-10); upset No. 3 seed Dylan Alton of Penn State, 5-1 in sudden victory ... 20-12 overall; 9-6 in dual competition and 3-5 in Big Ten ... faced Nos. 1, 2, 5 and 12th-ranked wrestlers in the nation at 157 pounds during regular-season Big Ten schedule; earned first Big Ten win of the season on a 5-3 decision vs. Wisconsin's Charles York (Jan. 20); also picked up a win vs. Illinois' Matt Nora, 10-3 (Feb. 1); at Michigan (Feb. 8), pinned Michael Carpenter in 4:37 ... won 157-pound title at UB Invitational (Nov. 4) ... won 10 consecutive bouts before dropping a pair of matches to ranked opponents at CKLV Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) ... rebounded with three consecutive victories in dual competition vs. Kent State's Mallie Shuster, 3-2, (Dec. 14), TJ Guidice of Maryland, 7-1, (Dec. 16) and Cody Ruggirello of Hofstra, 8-0, (Dec. 16).

2011-12 - NCAA championships qualifier ... finished sixth at Big Ten championships ... 22-15 overall; 9-7 in dual action; 4-3 in Big Ten ... at Big Ten championships (March 3-4), posted consecutive wins over Wisconsin's Shawn Perry (12-4) and No. 8 seed Jackson Morse of Illinois (pin, 6:04) ... Eastern Michigan Open Champion (Nov. 5) ... began the season winning 12 of 14 matches ... key victories during regular season included 7-3 win over Iowa's Derek St. John (Jan. 20) and 3-1 overtime triumph over Michigan's Brandon Zeerip (Feb. 3) ... scored first-career Big Ten Conference win vs. Indiana's Ryan Konz, 6-3 (Dec. 18).

Prior to Ohio State- Four-time Ohio state placewinner at Westerville North ... wrestled 130 pounds as a freshman and finished second ... third at 145 pounds as a sophomore ... state champion at 152 pounds as a junior ... state champion at 171 pounds senior season.

Josh Demas Career Statistics

Year Weight Record Dual Big Ten MD TF Pins Team Points
2012-13 157 20-12 9-6 3-5 2 1 2 58
2011-12 165 22-15 9-7 4-3 2 - 1 53.5
Total 42-27 18-13 7-8 4 2 3 111.5


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