Ke-Shawn Hayes
Ke-Shawn  Hayes

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Park Hill

Weight:
149

06/03/2018

Martin, Moore Lock Up U23 World Team Spots

Buckeye pair to compete in Romania for Team USA

05/31/2018

Buckeye Group Rolling North on I-71 for U23 World Team Trials in Akron

Wrestlers seeking U23 World Team spot

04/19/2018

Ohio State Paces the Country with Seven All-Academic Honorees

Buckeyes represent highest ranked Big Ten institution

03/18/2018

Kyle Snyder Captures Third NCAA Crown, Ohio State Places Second

Snyder leaves Ohio State as a three-time national champion

03/17/2018

Not Done Yet, Buckeyes Clinging to Six-Point Edge Entering Finals

Myles Martin and Kyle Snyder compete for individual titles as well

CAREER HONORS 
• NCAA Qualifier (2018)
• Big Ten Third Place (2018)
• NWCA All-Academic (2018)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2017-18 (Redshirt Sophomore)
• Recorded an overall mark of 29-7 with eight tech falls, seven major decisions and a pin
• Seven major decisions tied for the team lead while eight tech falls ranked second (Top-10 nationally) and 29 wins were third most on the squad
• Went 12-3 in starting all 15 duals, including a 6-3 ledger in Big Ten duals
• Earned the No. 5 seed (149 lbs) for the NCAA Championships, splitting four bouts
• Placed third in the Big Ten Championships to earn his spot in the NCAA Championships
• Placed third at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational as well
• Opened the season with a Princeton Open title
• Posted an 11-7 record versus nationally-ranked opponents

2016-17 (Redshirt Freshman)
• 5-1 overall and 3-0 in duals before an injury cut his season short in November
• Made his season debut at the Journeymen Collegiate Classic, going 2-1 with a first-round fall
• Won by technical fall over Tyler Sage of Arizona State, 15-0, in the first dual of the season
• Pinned Kent State’s Ethan McCoy in 4:13
• Was ranked No. 13 by InterMat and No. 14 by FloWrestling at the beginning of the season

2015-16 (Redshirt)
• Wrestled unattached in 30 matches, going 29-1
• 20 of his 29 wins were via bonus points (team-high 12 technical falls, seven major decisions, one fall)
• Champion at the Findlay Open, Michigan State Open and Penn State Open
• Runner-up at the season-opening Eastern Michigan where he won two matches via tech fall and two by major decision
• Won twice by tech fall at the Findlay Open
• Recipient of the Karageorge Battling Buckeye Award at postseason banquet

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Eleventh ranked recruit nationally by Flowrestling and second at 138 lbs
• No. 4 overall recruit by InterMat
• 38-0 as a senior in leading Park Hill to its third straight state championship all but seven of his matches were decided by pin or technical fall
• Kansas City Star All-Metro Wrestler of the Year
• 2013 Walsh Ironman champion, two-time Kansas City Stampede champion and a three-time Missouri state champion
• Undefeated as a junior and senior
• Wrestled in the USAW Cadet/Junior National Tournament in Fargo, N.D. and was a three-time freestyle All-American (finished third, third and runner-up)