Nathan Tomasello
Nathan  Tomasello

RS Senior

Parma, Ohio

High School:
Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy


Sports Industry


Tomasello Primed for 2017 Medved International

Event takes place in Minsk, Belarus


Record 115 Buckeyes Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Accolades

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


NWCA Honors Four Buckeyes as Academic All-Americans

Ohio State finishes No. 14 overall in team GPA


Five Buckeyes Punch Tickets to NCAA Quarterfinals

Tomasello, Jordan, Snyder, Moore all pick up bonus points


March to the Arch Culminates with NCAA Championships

Big Ten champion Buckeyes have seven seeded wrestlers

• All-American (2015, 2016, 2017)
• NCAA Champion (125 lbs. 2015)
• NCAA Third Place (125 lbs. 2016; 133 lbs. 2017)
• Big Ten Champion (125 lbs. 2015, 2016; 133 lbs. 2017)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015, 2016)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 2016, 2017)
• OSU Scholar Athlete (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
• NWCA Academic All-American (2015, 2016)

Made his first United State National Team with a 3-1 showing at the World Team Trials in Lincoln, Neb.

2016-17 (Reshirt Junior)
• Big Ten Champion at 133 lbs., just the third three-time conference champion in school history
• Defeated second-seeded Cory Clark of Iowa in the Big Ten finals, 5-4
• Third place at NCAA Championships
• Was 24-1 overall and 13-1 against ranked opponents
• CKLV Invitational champion, the second title of his career
• 11-0 in duals and 9-0 against Big Ten opponents
• Won 11 of his matches via bonus points (six major decision, four technical falls, one fall)
• Big Ten Wrestler of the Week following 12-4 major decision over No. 4 Zane Richards of Illinois and No. 3 Eric Montoya on Nebraska
• Averaged nearly 12.0 points/match

2015-16 (Redshirt Sophomore)
• Won his second straight Big Ten championships
• Third place at the NCAA Championships and earned All-American honors for the second consecutive year
• Finished 27-1 with 18 wins via bonus points (eight major decisions, seven tech falls, three falls)
• Beat Penn State’s Nico Megaludis 3-1 (SV-1) in the Big Ten finals
• Won his first 25 matches of the season and 44 in the row dating back to the 2014-15 season
• Big Ten Wrestler of the Week on Nov. 3 after defeating Zeke Moisey of West Virginia at the NWCA All-Star Classic
• Rowlands MVP/Outstanding Wrestler and Highest Team GPA award recipient

2014-15 (Redshirt Freshman)
• NCAA and Big Ten champion at 125 lbs.
• Finished season with an overall record of 33-4, including 8-1 against Big Ten competition during the regular season
• Eight major decisions, six technical falls and four pins
• Won 18 straight matches to finish the season
• At the NCAA championships, defeated the top seeded and previously unbeaten Alan Waters of Missouri in the semifinals and then topped Zeke Moisey of West Virginia in the finals
• Scored bonus points in three of his five NCAA matches
• At the Big Ten championships, upset two-time NCAA champion Jesse Delgado is the semifinals and edged Iowa’s Thomas Gilman in the finals, 3-2, avenging an earlier loss to Gilman during the regular season
• First in the team in wins (33)
• Champion at the Michigan State Open and third place at CKLV Invite
• Amateur Wrestling News All-Rookie team

2013-14 (Redshirt)
• In redshirt season, registered four open tournament championships at 125 pounds - Clarion Open (Nov. 3), Michigan State Open (Nov. 9), Greyhound Open (Feb. 1), Edinboro Open (Feb. 8)
• Posted 18-0 record in open tournaments, which included nine major decisions, two technical falls, and three falls

• Four-time Ohio High School Athletic Association champion
• Four-time PAC League champion
• Three-time Fargo National champion
• FILA Cadet national champion
• Beast of the East champion
• Three-time Iron Man champion
• Two-time high school First Team All-American
• Three-time Medina Invitational champion
• Three-time Top Gun champion
• Voted MVP at Iron Man championships
• Two-time MVP at Medina Invitational
• Two-time MVP at Top Gun event
• Amassed a 178-5 high school record; 37-5 as a freshman, 42-0 as a sophomore, 47-0 as a junior and 52-0 as a senior
• Owns Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy school records for Most Career Victories, Most Victories in a Season, and winning more than 160 consecutive matches
• Garnered Summit County, and Cleveland Plain Dealer Wrestler of the Year; PAC League Wrestler of the Year; PAC League Student-Athlete of the Year
• Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy was two-time state runner-up
• Also lettered in soccer

• Son of Sue and Tom
 Has one brother, Troy and one sister, Rachel