Ohio State one of six Big Ten teams ranked in Top 10
Ohio State in seventh place after three sessions
Top wrestlers of Big Ten will meet for fifth time in careers
Ohio State sits in 12th place with six points
Stieber brothers, Demas, Heflin advance to quarterfinals
March 21-23 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines, Iowa
March 9-10 Assembly Hall Champaign, Ill.
Feb. 10, 2013 St. John Arena Columbus, Ohio
Dec. 16, 2012 Madison Square Garden New York City
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