Ke-Shawn Hayes
Ke-Shawn  Hayes

RS Sophomore

Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Park Hill



Kyle Snyder Captures Third NCAA Crown, Ohio State Places Second

Snyder leaves Ohio State as a three-time national champion


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

Myles Martin and Kyle Snyder compete for individual titles as well


School Record Eight All-Americans for Ohio State

Two Buckeyes will compete in the NCAA Finals


Buckeyes Stretch Lead to 13 Points Midway Through NCAA Championships

Ohio State paces the field with six semifinalists


Nine Buckeye Quarterfinalists Push Ohio State to Day One Lead at NCAA Championships

Ohio State built a 7.5-point cushion over second-place Penn State

• Academic All-Big Ten (2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017)

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

• 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)