Tomasello, Jordan, Snyder, Moore all pick up bonus points
Big Ten champion Buckeyes have seven seeded wrestlers
Tomasello, Snyder earn No. 1 seeds
Redshirt sophomore headed to St. Louis March 16-18
Four Buckeyes win titles; eight earn NCAA automatic bids
2015-16 Season: Just the 15th true freshman in NCAA history – and first-ever at Ohio State – to win a national championship … was 33-6, setting a Buckeye record for wins by a true freshman … first No. 11 seed to win a NCAA title since 1979 … wrestled unattached before making his varsity debut Jan. 3 at Illinois … in the NCAA finals, defeated top-seeded Bo Nickal of Penn State 11-9 with a six-point sequence (takedown, four-point nearfall) in the second period … outscored his opponents 27-9 in four matches of the way to the NCAA finals … third at the Big Ten Championships … AWN All-Rookie Team selection … 20 wins via bonus points … champion at the Eastern Michigan Open, Findlay Open and runner-up at the Penn State Open … went 5-0 to open the season at Eastern Michigan with a pin, tech fall and major decision … on his way to his Findlay Open title, had pins in the first and second rounds before winning his final three matches by a combined score of 52-6.
Prior to Ohio State - Ranked No. 1 in the country by multiple outlets at 182-pounds … No. 3 recruit nationally by FloWrestling … Baltimore Sun All-Metro Wrestler of the Year … a four-time national prep finalist and junior national freestyle champion … went 46-1 as a junior with 25 pins … career record of 171-15 ... won 92 matches for his final two high school seasons … Placed first at the 2014 National Preps … two-time Beast of the East champ … three-time MIAA state champion and Maryland Independent Schools State Tournament champ … led McDonough to a triple crown in 2014: the MIAA's A Conference dual meet title, tournament title and the MIS wrestling tournament team title.
Snyder Named Dan Hodge Trophy Finalist
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