Ohio State Career Honors - 2014 Academic All-Big Ten ... 2014 Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
2013-14 Season - Runner-up at Storm Open (Jan. 5), wrestling at 174 pounds ... finished fifth in 174-pound bracket at Greyhound Open (Feb. 1) ... collected 13 wins in open tournaments ... received starting nod at NWCA National Duals (Feb. 16-17) vs. Hofstra's Frank Affronti, Kent State's Caleb Marsh and Minnesota's Logan Storley ... had seven falls on the season ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
Prior to Ohio State - Three-time Ohio High School Athletic Association qualifier; finished fifth in 2011 at 171 pounds and seventh in 2012 at 184 pounds ... two-time ECOL champion ... two-time Tribuneland's Wrestler of the Year ... amassed a 50-4 and 43-6 records during junior and senior seasons, respectively ... four-time team captain ... three-time MVP ... three-time sectional champion ... finished high school career leading Coshocton all-time in wins with 169 (33 losses), pins with 86 and technical falls with 24 ... lettered and named All-ECOL in football; played fullback and middle linebacker; team captain; accumulated 1,100 yards and 12 touchdowns during senior year and recorded 424 tackles ... Coshocton was 2009 regional champions and 2011 regional runner-up; named team MVP ... track letterwinner; 2010 district qualifier in discus; Coshocton was 2010 ECOL Champions ... three-time academic All-Ohio.
Personal - Son of Jim and Carolyn ... has two siblings, Jordan and Jeremy ... following undergraduate studies, would like to enroll in The Ohio State University School of Dentistry and specialize in Orthodontics and eventually open his own practice ... hobbies include reading and biking ... list greatest sports memory as making the goal line tackle on fourth down vs. Ironton to help win the football regional title.