Ohio State returns six starters, three national champs
Buckeyes win seven matches, four via bonus points
Buckeyes win eight of 10 matches, five via bonus points
Stieber earns two technical falls, one pin
Ohio State wins eight of 10 matches
2015-16 Season: Finished 7-9 overall and 1-4 in duals … picked up his one dual match win against Nathan Wynkoop of Cleveland State in a 10-3 decision on Nov. 24 … filled in for an injured Jake Ryan vs. Michigan (157 lbs.), Indiana and Purdue … went 3-2 at the season-opening Eastern Michigan Open … Academic All-Big Ten and OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2014-15 Season: Filled in for an injured Bo Jordan to begin the dual match season and finished his campaign by going 10-10 overall … wrestled in six dual matches … pinned Tyler Buckwalter of Kent State with just 14 seconds left in the third period during the Buckeyes’ 38-3 home-opening win … OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten.
2013-14 Season: Finished third in 165-pound bracket at Purple Raider Open (Jan. 19) ... competed in six open tournaments during season.
2012-13 Season: In first season as a Buckeye, compiled an 18-10 overall record competing in several open tournaments ... finished third in 165-pound weight class at Greyhound Open (Feb. 2)... fourth-place finisher at Simonson Open (Feb. 9) at 165 pounds ... finished fifth at Harrison Open (Nov. 17) in 141-pound bracket.
Prior to Ohio State: Third-place finisher at Ohio High School Athletic Association state tournament in 2012 ... 2012 Northeast Ohio Conference champion ... compiled a 106-34 career record, including a 49-7 record in 2012 ... two-year team captain of a Solon team that was nationally ranked and finished fourth in 2012 ... other tournament wins include: Comet Classic and North Coast Classic ... second at sectionals in 2009 and 2010 ... finished fifth at districts in 2010 and was fifth at Powerade Tournament ... unable to compete in 2011 because of injury ... also lettered (2) in football and played baseball at Solon High School ... first team all-conference and honorable mention all-district in football.
Personal: Son of Cheryl and Darrin ... has a sister, Maddie and a brother, Nathan ... goal is to become an All-American ... lists greatest sports thrill as defeating Jacob Davis of St. Edward High School with a takedown in overtime at the 2012 OHSAA tournament for third place ... two-time member of National Honor Society ... member of Leadership Council at Solon High School ... favorite hobbies include hunting and fishing.
Ohio State to Hold Open Practice Oct. 29
Ralph Joins Ohio State Coaching Staff