Ohio State returns six starters, three national champs
Buckeyes win seven matches, four via bonus points
Defending national champion Logan Stieber will compete in All-Star Classic Saturday
2015-16 Season: Was the Buckeyes’ starter (184 lbs.) in three duals – vs. Arizona State, at Cleveland State and at Illinois … major decision over CSU’s Jacob Worthington (12-4) … won twice a the Eastern Michigan Open and three times at the Michigan State Open (sixth place) … two major decisions and one fall … Academic All-Big Ten, OSU Scholar-Athlete and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
2014-15 Season: Wrestled in 19 matches during open tournaments, finishing 13-6 … made it to the quarterfinal round of the Michigan State Open … third place at the Purple Raider Open … went 5-1 and won four wrestleback matches … earned a 5-2 decision of Buffalo’s Austin Weigel in the third-place match.
2013-14 Season: Competed in Clarion Open (Nov. 3), MSU Open (Nov. 9) and CSU Open (Dec. 14) ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State: Four-year wrestling letterwinner for Wyoming ... named all-state and MVP ... team captain ... finished high school career with 108-46 record ... finished fourth in state championships ... football letterwinner as quarterback ... all-conference ... all-area ... MVP ... team captain ... baseball letterwinner, playing catcher and first base ... all-conference ... team captain ... academic all-state ... graduated third in his class out of 276.
Personal: Son of Greg and Jodi ... has one brother Ty ... aspires to become an officer in the United States Army and pursue a career in engineering or coaching ... enjoys camping and playing golf.
Ohio State to Hold Open Practice Oct. 29
Ralph Joins Ohio State Coaching Staff