No. 9 Buckeyes Close Out 2013 at Kent State
Dec. 17, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio– The No. 9 Ohio State wrestling team will wrap up the first half of the 2013-14 season at 7 p.m. Thursday when it faces Kent State in Kent, Ohio. The match will be streamed live at Flowrestling.org. *Please note, there is a subscription fee to view matches on Flowrestling.org. In addition to live streaming of the match vs. the Golden Flashes, there will be live updates at Trackwrestling.com.
The Buckeyes will open the 2014 portion of their schedule at Wisconsin Jan. 10. The first home match of 2014 in St. John Arena is against Nebraska at 7 p.m. Jan. 24.
The Buckeyes enter the match vs. the Golden Flashes with a 4-1 overall record (0-1 Big Ten). Ohio State has wins over Notre Dame College (29-11), Duke (25-10), Davidson (40-6) and George Mason (29-6). After finishing the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Wrestling Invitational in third place with 119.5 points, Ohio State dropped a 31-6 decision at No. 1 Penn State Dec. 15.
Buckeyes vs. Golden Flashes
Last 5 Results
Last Time Out
Trailing the Nittany Lions, 5-0, after No. 19 Nick Roberts fell to No. 3 Nico Megaludis, 21-4, in the 125-pound bout, DiJulius, ranked sixth, pulled the Buckeyes to within two with his 3-2 victory over No. 15 Jimmy Gulibon. Riding time proved to be the difference as DiJulius rallied from a 2-1 deficit and scored an escape at the top of the third period and accrued more than a minute of riding time. Securing the Buckeyes’ second win of the afternoon, Heflin, polled No. 5, was a 3-1 winner over Wes Phipps. After a scoreless first period, Heflin increased his 1-0 lead to a 3-1 advantage following a third-period takedown.