Buckeyes win eight of 10 matches, five via bonus points
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Duo now on ballot for Big Ten Athlete of the Year honors
Ohio State 23, Virginia Tech 16 Feb. 23, 2014 St. John Arena Columbus, Ohio
Jan. 24, 2014 St. John Arena Columbus, Ohio
March 21-23 Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines, Iowa
March 9-10 Assembly Hall Champaign, Ill.
Feb. 10, 2013 St. John Arena Columbus, Ohio
2013-14 Season - Three-time NCAA champion; becomes first Buckeye in program history to win three NCAA championships ... three-time Big Ten champion, winning in 2012 (133 pounds), 2013 (133 pounds) and 2014 (141 pounds); becomes just one of two Buckeyes to win three Big Ten titles, joining Kevin Randleman (1991-93) ... three-time All-American ... three-time All-Big Ten recipient ... 2013 All-Star Classic Champion; faced Kendric Maple of Oklahoma in 149-pound bout (Nov. 2) ... 141-pound champion at CKLV Invitational (Dec. 6-7); won by major decision, technical fall and three falls en route to title; named event's Most Outstanding Wrestler ... won career 80th match vs. Michigan's Steve Dutton, a 16-1 technical fall ... after recording 30-1 mark during 2013-14 season, career mark stands at 90-3; win percentage of .970 is No. 1 all-time at Ohio State ... at conclusion of 2013-14 season, led the nation in technical falls with 11 ... second in NCAA as Most Dominant Wrestler; earned 4.6201 points, trailing Penn State's David Taylor, the 2014 Hodge Trophy winner which recognizes the top collegiate wrestler in the nation, by .4702 points (5.0909) ... 28 of 30 victories in 2013-14 were bonus point wins; collected seven major decisions, 11 technical falls and 10 falls ... at NCAA championships (March 20-22), won four of five matches via bonus points, including wins vs. No. 4, 10 and 15 seeds: Round 1: No. 2 Logan Stieber fall Lavion Mayes (Missouri), 2:48; Round 2: No. 2 Logan Stieber tech. fall No. 15 Anthony Collica (Oklahoma State), 17-1; Quarterfinals: No. 2 Logan Stieber fall No. 10 Todd Preston (Harvard), 1:29; Semifinals: No. 2 Logan Stieber dec. No. 3 Zain Retherford (Penn State), 7-3; Final: No. 2 Logan Stieber major dec. No. 4 Devin Carter (Virginia Tech), 10-1 ... at Big Ten championships (March 8-9), two of three victories were bonus point wins, including wins vs. No. 7 and No. 3 seeds: No. 2 Logan Stieber tech. fall No. 7 Steven Rodrigues (Illinois), 15-0; No. 2 Logan Stieber major dec. No. 3 Chris Dardanes (Minnesota), 9-0; No. 2 Logan Stieber dec. No. 1 Zain Retherford (Penn State), 7-3 ... led Buckeyes in duals wins with 17 ... led program in falls with 11 ... tied for team lead in Big Ten victories with seven ... tied for team lead in major decisions with seven.
2012-13 - 133-pound NCAA champion ... All-American ... No. 1 seed at NCAA championships ... defeated No. 2 seed Tony Ramos of Iowa, 7-4, in final; opened NCAA championships with pair of falls vs. Brandon Gambucci (Duke), 3:00 and Shelton Mack (Pittsburgh),2:40; also posted back-to-back technical falls in quarterfinals and semifinals of nationals - vs. No. 8 Cody Brewer (Oklahoma),17-1 (3:43) and No. 4 A.J. Schopp (Edinboro), 18-2 (7:00) ... Big Ten champion; All-Big Ten ... 27-0 overall; 10-0 in dual competition and 3-0 in the Big Ten ... 23 of 27 wins were bonus point victories (85 percent) ... for the season, posted two major decisions and team-best seven technical falls and 14 falls; fastest fall time was 39 seconds; for his career, 65-5 ... opened Big Ten championships (March 9-10) with back-to-back falls vs. Michigan's Rossi Bruno (1:30) and No. 4 Jordan Conaway of Penn State (1:28) ... featured in Sports Illustrated Faces in the Crowd for Dec. 17 ... Big Ten Wrestler of the Week (Dec. 4) ... at CKLV Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), recorded four consecutive pins for a total time of 6:34, while in final defeated No. 2 Nathan McCormick of Missouri via a 12-1 major decision; named event's Most Outstanding Wrestler ... UB Invitational champion (Nov. 4) ... after missing five consecutive matches because of leg injury, returned to action Feb. 1 vs. Illinois and pinned No. 8 Daryl Thomas in 2:04.
Spring/Summer 2013- Earned a spot on U.S. World Team (60kg/132 pounds) that will compete at 2013 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 16-22 after placing third at ASICS U.S. World Team Trials in Stillwater, Okla., June 21-23; in final defeated Nick Simmons, 8-0.
2011-12 - NCAA and Big Ten Champion ... All-American ... InterMat Freshman of the Year ... All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... Team Captain ... 38-5 in career ... finished season 33-2 overall; 15-2 in dual action; 7-1 in Big Ten, all team bests ... led team in pins with 14 (fastest at a time of :43 seconds) ... compiled five major decisions and two technical falls ... as No. 2 seed in NCAA championships (March 15-17), defeated No. 3 seed Tony Ramos, 4-2, in semifinals and No. 1 Jordan Oliver (Oklahoma State) in final, 4-3 ... in Big Ten championship final, beat No. 2 Tony Ramos of Iowa, 5-2 ... Big Ten Freshman of the Year honor is first since Tommy Rowlands in 2001 ... three-time Big Ten Wrestler of the Week (Nov. 8, Dec. 6 and Jan. 17) ... Eastern Michigan Open champion (Nov. 5) ... posted 5-0 record at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Wrestling Invitational ... won 17 consecutive matches from Nov. 5- Jan. 6, including wins over No. 5 Devin Carter of Virginia Tech, No. 20 Shelton Mack of Pitt, No. 19 Ridge Kiley of Nebraska, No. 8 Cashé Quiroga of Purdue, No. 2 Tony Ramos of Iowa and No. 16 Zach Stevens of Michigan.
Spring/Summer 2012- Gold medalist (60kg/132 pounds) at Ziolkowski International in Siedice, Poland (June 17) ... competed at U.S. Olympic Team Wrestling Trials in Des Moines, Iowa, where he advanced to the final before dropping 3-0, 1-0 and 2-0, 0-1, 2-0 decisions to Coleman Scott.
2010-11 Season- Competed in Buckeye Duals (Nov. 21) and Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational (Dec. 3) before hand injury concluded season.
Spring/Summer 2011- Runner-up (60kg/132-pounds) at 2011 FILA Junior World Championships in Bucharest, Romania; posted 4-0 record en route to reaching final; dropped 1-1, 4-6 decision to Toghrul Asgarov of Azerbaijan in final.
Prior to Ohio State- Four-time Ohio High School state champion ... Dave Schultz High School Excellence National Award recipient and Junior Hodge Trophy honoree ... named 2010 Ohio Wrestler of the Year ... 19th wrestler in OHSAA history to become four-time state champion; recorded 16-0 ledger during four-year tournament run ... ended high school career with 179 consecutive wins and lost only one match entire high school career (184-1) ... amassed 134 pins ... USA Wrestling national championships titlist in freestyle division ... Cadet and Junior Greco-Roman champion ... FILA Freestyle Junior National Champion ... runner-up at Junior World Team Trials ... third at 2009 U.S. Open ... fourth at World Team Trials ... four-time football letterwinner (running back and linebacker).
Personal- Son of Jeff and Tina ... younger brother, Hunter, 2013 Big Ten champion at 141 pounds, also wrestles for the Buckeyes ... would like to wrestle in Olympics.
Logan Stieber Career Statistics