Wrestling

Matthew O'Hara

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Chardon, Ohio

High School:
Chardon

Weight:
174

Major:
Accounting

Matthew O'Hara

2013-14 Season - Received starting nod in two dual matches at Davidson (Nov. 24) and vs. George Mason (Nov. 24) ... competed in several open tournaments including Clarion Open (Nov. 3), MSU Open (Nov. 9), CSU Open (Dec. 14), Storm Open (Jan. 5), Purple Raider Open (Jan. 19) and Edinboro Open (Feb. 8).

2012-13 - In first season as a Buckeye, went 7-6 overall ... received starting nod at Davidson vs. Ian Solcz (Nov. 15); dropped a 4-3 decision ... wrestled at Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 3) and posted a fourth-place finish ... also competed at Storm Open (Jan. 5) and finished fifth.

Prior to Ohio State- Four-year starter at Chardon High School ... finished sixth at Ohio High School Athletic Association state tournament in 2011 at 171 pounds ... compiled a 95-48 career record ... team captain ... earned Most Improved and Wrestler of the Year honors at Chardon.

Personal - Son of Thomas and Cynthia ... has three sisters, Kristen, Allison and Kaitlyn ... plans to become a financial planner following his studies at Ohio State ... hobbies include playing Airsoft ... lists greatest sports thrill as qualifying for the OHSAA tournament after defeating an opponent whom he had lost to twice before.

Mattew O'Hara Career Statistics

Year Weight Record Dual Big Ten MD TF Pins Team Points
2012-13 174 7-6 0-1 0-0 2 - 2 15
Total 7-6 0-1 0-0 2 - 2 15

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