March 22, 2019

Five Alive for Title Contention at NCAA Championships

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Five Buckeyes took the mat for the NCAA Quarterfinals on Friday and all five walked off as victors with a reservation booked for the Semifinals to be aired live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET. In addition, Te’Shan Campbell continued his hometown run with two more wrestleback wins.


Updated Brackets & Team Standings


The Ohio State semifinalists include:  Micah Jordan (149 lbs), Myles Martin (184 lbs), Joey McKenna (141 lbs), Kollin Moore (197 lbs) and Luke Pletcher (133 lbs).

BUCKEYES BITS | SESSION III EDITION
🌰 Pletcher avenged an early-season loss to Pittsburgh’s Micky Phillippi.
🌰 McKenna has bonus-ed his way to the semifinals with a tech fall and two major decisions.
🌰 Jordan came up a lone tally shy of also posting three bonus-point wins with a 10-3 decision.
🌰 Martin (23-0) is one of just 10 undefeated wrestlers remaining.
🌰 Martin pulled even with Logan Stieber (2012-15) and Mitch Clark (1993-98) at 119 career wins, good for 12th-best in OSU lore.
🌰 Moore racked up 17 points in a 17-11 quarterfinals shootout.
🌰 Campbell knocked off his second top-13 opponent of the week.

TEAM STANDINGS AFTER SESSION III
Penn State 80.0
Ohio State 65.5
Oklahoma State 56.0
Iowa 43.5
Michigan 40.0

COMPLETE BOUT RESULTS
125 LBS | Malik Heinselman
Rd. 1 | No. 8 Vitali Arujau (Cornell) def. No. 25 Malik Heinselman (Ohio State) | MD, 12-2
WB1 | No. 25 Malik Heinselman (Ohio State) def. No. 24 Rico Montoya (Northern Colorado) | D, 9-5
WB2 | No. 10 Brent Fleetwood (North Dakota State) def. No. 25 Malik Heinselman (Ohio State) | MD, 10-0

133 LBS | Luke Pletcher
Rd. 1 | No. 5 Luke Pletcher (Ohio State) def. No. 28 Tim Rooney (Kent State) | MD, 12-3
Rd. 2 | No. 5 Luke Pletcher (Ohio State) def. No. 12 Montorie Bridges (Wyoming) | D, 5-3
Quarterfinals | No. 5 Luke Pletcher (Ohio State) def. No. 4 Micky Phillippi (Pittsburgh) | D, 3-1

141 LBS | Joey McKenna
Rd. 1 | No. 2 Joey McKenna (Ohio State) def. No. 31 Grant Willits (Oregon State) | TF, 20-5
Rd. 2 | No. 2 Joey McKenna (Ohio State) def. No. 15 Kaid Brock (Oklahoma State) | MD, 14-1
Quarterfinals | No. 2 Joey McKenna (Ohio State) def. No. 7 Mitch McKee (Minnesota) | MD, 11-1

149 LBS | Micah Jordan
Rd. 1 | No. 2 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) def. No. 31 Shayne Oster (Northwestern) | PIN, 3:37
Rd. 2 | No. 2 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) def. No. 15 Max Thomsen (Northern Iowa) | MD, 17-4
Quarterfinals | No. 2 Micah Jordan (Ohio State) def. No. 10 Pat Lugo (Iowa) | D, 10-3

157 LBS | Ke-Shawn Hayes
Rd. 1 | No. 11 Ke-Shawn Hayes (Ohio State) def. No. 22 Zac Carson (Ohio) | D, 7-1
Rd. 2 | No. 6 Kaleb Young (Iowa) def. No. 11 Ke-Shawn Hayes (Ohio State) | MD, 14-2
WB2 | No. 12 Taleb Rahmani (Pittsburgh) def. No. 11 Ke-Shawn Hayes (Ohio State) | D, 7-1

165 LBS | Te’Shan Campbell
Rd. 1 | No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) def. No. 12 Ebed Jarrell (Drexel) | D, 6-0
Rd. 2 | No. 5 Chance Marsteller (Lock Haven) def. No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) | D, 4-2
WB2 | No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) def. No. 27 Troy Keller (Buffalo) | PIN, 1:10
WB3 | No. 21 Te’Shan Campbell (Ohio State) def. No. 13 Andrew Fogarty (North Dakota State) | D, 7-1

174 LBS | Ethan Smith
Rd. 1 | No. 14 Kimball Bastian (Utah Valley) def. No. 19 Ethan Smith (Ohio State) | TB1, 6-4
WB2 | No. 19 Ethan Smith (Ohio State) def. No. 30 Dean Sherry (Rider) | D, 8-6
WB3 | No. 11 Dylan Lydy (Purdue) def. No. 19 Ethan Smith (Ohio State) | D, 4-2

184 LBS | Myles Martin
Rd. 1 | No. 1 Myles Martin (Ohio State) def. Bob Coleman (Oregon State) | PIN, 3:22
Rd. 2 | No. 1 Myles Martin (Ohio State) def. No. 16 Corey Hazel (Lock Haven) | MD, 16-5
Quarterfinals | No. 1 Myles Martin (Ohio State) def. No. 8 Ryan Preisch (Lehigh) | MD, 11-2

197 LBS | Kollin Moore
Rd. 1 | No. 2 Kollin Moore (Ohio State) def. No. 31 Brett Perry (Buffalo) | MD, 12-3
Rd. 2 | No. 2 Kollin Moore (Ohio State) def. No. 18 Jake Woodley (Oklahoma) | MD, 14-4
Quarterfinals | No. 2 Kollin Moore (Ohio State) def. No. 10 Tom Sleigh (Virginia Tech) | D, 17-11

HWT | Chase Singletary
Rd. 1 | No. 16 Chase Singletary (Ohio State) def. No. 17 David Jensen (Nebraska) | D, 3-0
Rd. 2 | No. 1 Derek White (Oklahoma State) def. No. 16 Chase Singletary (Ohio State) | D, 5-2
WB2 | No. 16 Chase Singletary (Ohio State) def. No. 18 Joseph Goodhart (Drexel) | D, 3-1
WB3 | N. 26 Ian Butterbrodt (Brown) def. No. 16 Chase Singletary (Ohio State) | D, 2-0