Eight Buckeyes Headed to NCAA Championships
March 9, 2016

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Eight members of the Ohio State wrestling team qualified for the 2016 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, the NCAA selection committee announced Wednesday. Nathan Tomasello (125 pounds), Johnni DiJulius (133 pounds), Micah Jordan (141 pounds), Jake Ryan (157 pounds), Bo Jordan (165 pounds), Myles Martin (174 pounds), Kenny Courts (184 pounds), and Kyle Snyder (285 pounds) will represent the Scarlet and Gray March 17-19 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Nathan Tomasello | Rs.-So. | 125 lbs. | Seed: #1
No. 1 in the latest InterMat rankings
 Two-time Big Ten champion at 125 lbs. and defending national champion
On a 40-match winning streak
 2015-16 record: 22-0
 Career record: 74-4

Johnni DiJulius | Rs.-Sr. | 133 lbs. | Seed: #10 
 No. 11 in the latest InterMat rankings
 Placed seventh at 133 pounds in the Big Ten Championships
 2014-15 record: 17-7
 Career record: 114-45
 Ohio State's active career wins leader
 Has two major decisions and two technical falls this year
 Four-time NCAA qualifier

Micah Jordan | Rs.-Fr. | 141 lbs. | Seed: #6
 No. 5 in the latest InterMat rankings
 No. 1 seed at 141 pounds at the Big Ten Championships
 Finished third, pinning second-seeded Tommy Thorn of Minnesota in the third-place match
 2015-16 record: 24-2
 Career record: 55-5
 Won 20 of his first 21 matches this year
 14 of his 24 wins are via bonus points, including 10 major decisions

Jake Ryan | Rs.-Fr. | 157 lbs. | Seed: N/A
 No. 13 in the latest InterMat rankings
 Placed sixth at the Big Ten Championships
 2015-16 record: 17-5
 Career record: 36-8
 9-2 record in duals

Bo Jordan | Rs.-So. | 165 lbs. | Seed: #3
 No. 3 in the latest InterMat rankings
 Big Ten finalist
 2014-15 record: 16-2
 Career record: 61-4
 Five falls, four technical falls and three major decisions
 All-American and third at NCAA Championships last year
 Team captain

Myles Martin | Fr. | 174 lbs. | Seed: #11
 No. 10 in the latest InterMat rankings
 Third at the Big Ten Championships, topping Indiana's Nate Jackson in the third-place match -- his fourth win over Jackson this season.
 2015-16 record: 28-6
 Career record: 28-6
 Tops amongst Ohio State starters with 28 wins
 19 wins this year via bonus points

Kenny Courts | Rs.-Sr. | 184 lbs. | Seed: N/A
 Eighth at the Big Ten Championships
 Earned an at-large bid
 2015-16 record: 17-10
 Career record: 96-38
 Unseeded in last year's Championships and finished fifth to earn All-America honors

Kyle Snyder | So. | 285 lbs. | Seed: #2
 No. 2 in the latest InterMat rankings
 Big Ten champion
 2014-15 record: 6-0
 Career record: 36-4
 Youngest World champion is U.S. wrestling history
 Originally intended to redshirt while training for the Summer Olympic Games but returned to the Buckeyes' lineup in January.
 Defeated top-seeded Adam Coon of Michigan in the Big Ten final, 7-4
 2015 All-American and NCAA finalist