December 19, 2019

Buckeyes, Past & Present, Seeking Olympic Trials Spot


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COLUMBUS, Ohio – A handful of Ohio State wrestlers are in the Lone Star State this weekend to compete in the 2019 U.S. Senior Nationals & Olympic Trial Qualifier at the Fort Worth Convention Center (Dec. 20-22). Carson Kharchla, Brady Koontz, Dylan Koontz, Kollin Moore and Fritz Schierl are in search of Olympic Trials (Apr. 4-5) reservation. Several Ohio State alumni are also registered for the marquee event.

FloWrestling is providing coverage of the tournament in the form of live streaming ($) and live results (free).

Johnni DiJulius, 57 kg
Nathan Tomasello, 57 kg
Joey McKenna, 65 kg
Carson Kharchla, 74 kg
Nick Heflin, 86 kg
Myles Martin, 86 kg
Kollin Moore, 97 kg

Brady Koontz, 60 kg
Dylan Koontz, 60 kg
Fritz Schierl, 77 kg

The top-5 finishers at each weight will earn a spot in the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials in State College, Pa.

Friday, Dec. 20
11 a.m. ET – Session I
Greco-Roman preliminaries, quarterfinals and consolations

5 p.m. ET – Session II
Greco-Roman semifinals and consolations

Saturday, Dec. 21
11 a.m. ET – Session III
Men’s freestyle preliminaries; Greco-Roman consolation semifinals, 3rd place, 5th place and 7th place bouts

5 p.m. ET – Session IV
Men’s freestyle quarterfinals, semifinals and consolations

8 p.m. ET – Session V
Greco-Roman finals

Sunday, Dec. 22
11 a.m. ET – Session VI
Men’s freestyle consolations, 3rd place, 5th place and 7th place bouts

4 p.m. ET – Session VII
Men’s freestyle finals