Matt Davis
Matt  Davis

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Chatham, N.J.

High School:
Delbarton School

Weight:
149

07/05/2017

Record 115 Buckeyes Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Accolades

Honorees posted 3.7+ grade-point average in 2016-17

11/01/2013

2013-14 Season Begins for No. 12 Buckeyes

Defending national champion Logan Stieber will compete in All-Star Classic Saturday

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016, 2017)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2015-16 (Redshirt Sophomore)

• Wrestled in seven matches and was Ohio State’s starter at 149 lbs. vs. Illinois (1/3)
• Both of his wins on the year came at the Eastern Michigan Open, where he won a first round match vs. Connor Nemec of Lake Erie College and topped teammate Josh Powell in the wrestlebacks

2014-15 (Redshirt)
• Did not compete in any matches

2013-14 (Freshman)
• Posted 4-1 record in inaugural season as a Buckeye
• Competed in 133-pound bracket of Clarion Open (Nov. 3); posted four consecutive victories, including a 53-second fall, before being forced to bow out from competition because of injury

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Four-year starter for Delbarton wrestling team
• Team captain in 2012-13 ... 2012 New Jersey National Team Member
• Delbarton was 2010-11 NJSIAA state champion, three-time conference champions, four-time district champions
• Finished eighth at Beast of the East Classic
• Fifth at War at the Shore and third at New Jersey State Freestyle Championships
• Also member of the Delbarton football team as a wide receiver and cornerback.

PERSONAL
• Son of Robert and Patricia
• Has two brothers, Eric and Jon
• Plans to attend medical school following undergraduate studies