Ohio State Receiving Preseason Accolades

Oct. 28, 2015


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COLUMBUS, Ohio – On the eve of the this year’s annual Wrestle-Offs, the defending national champion Ohio State wrestling team continues to be looked upon favorably by preseason rankings and projections. Consider:

National Wrestling Coaches Association Top 25 Poll: No. 5

  • Ohio State is one of four Big Ten schools in the Top 5

InterMat Tournament Index: No. 5; Dual Meet Index: No. 8
Individual InterMat Rankings:

Amateur Wrestling News Individual Rankings:

  • Tomasello: No. 1 at 125 lbs.
  • Jordan: No. 1 at 174 lbs.
  • Courts: No. 5 at 184 lbs.
  • Hunter Stieber: No. 6 at 149 lbs.
  • DiJulius: No. 7 at 133 lbs.
  • Tavanello: No. 14 at 285 lbs.

Flowrestling Top 25: No. 5
Flowrestling Individual Rankings:

  • Tomasello: No. 1 at 125 lbs.
  • Jordan: No. 1 at 174 lbs.
  • Courts: No. 7 at 184 lbs.
  • DiJulius: No. 7 at 133 lbs.
  • Stieber: No. 11 at 149 lbs.
  • Tavanello: No. 16 at 285 lbs.

Flowrestling Pound for Pound Rankings:

  • Tomasello: No. 9
  • Jordan: No. 20

Amateur Wrestling News 2015 Incoming Recruiting Class Ranking: No. 4

  • No. 1 ranked recruiting class in the Big Ten

This year’s Wrestle-Offs take place tomorrow evening at approximately 7:45 p.m. inside French Fieldhouse. A complete list of matchups is below:

125: Nathan Tomasello vs. Mike Manuche
133: Jose Rodriguez vs. Johnni DiJulius
141: Micah Jordan vs. Ke-Shawn Hayes
149: Blake Riley-Hawkins vs. Matt Davis
157: Jake Ryan vs. Anthony DeCarlo
165: Seth Williams vs. Justin Kresevic
174: Bo Jordan vs. Jacob Bresciani
174: Myles Martin vs. Dominic Prezzia
184: Kenny Courts vs. Jack Rozema
197: Mark Martin vs. Kollin Moore
285: Nick Tavanello vs. Thomas Haines