January 23, 2022

No. 9 Buckeyes Topple Terps, 39-4


COLUMBUS, Ohio – No. 9 Ohio State (6-2, 2-2) handled Maryland (5-7, 0-3) Sunday by the score of 39-4 winning nine-of-10 matches in front of 3,144 at the Covelli Center.

How it Happened

125 | No. 17 Malik Heinselman (OSU) vs. Zach Spence (UMD)

Heinselman got on the board first with a takedown inside a minute of the first period. He put up six back points for an 8-0 edge heading into period two. With seven more points in the second, Heinselman secured the win by technical fall (15-0).

133 | Dylan Koontz (OSU) vs. King Sandoval (UMD)

Sandoval scored first with a takedown to lead 1-0 after the first and then built the advantage to 3-0 after two. Sandoval scored seven in the third to win by major decision, 10-0.


141 | No. 23 Dylan D’Emilio (OSU) vs. Will Berkowitz (UMD)                                 

D’Emilio won by fall at 1:35 of the first period to give the Buckeyes six points in the team standings.

149 | No. 2 Sammy Sasso (OSU) vs. Michael North (UMD)

Sasso quickly went on the attack to lead 11-3 after the first and 18-4 after two. Sasso finished off the match in the third with a win by technical fall, 24-5.

157 | Jashon Hubbard (OSU) vs. Connor Decker (UMD)

Hubbard got to work early and recorded the fall just 41 seconds into the first period.

165 | No. 7 Carson Kharchla (OSU) vs. Gaven Bell (UMD)

Kharchla wasted no time with a takedown and near fall in the first 15 seconds match. He finished off the first leading 16-3 and won by technical fall, 18-3, early in the second.

174 | Fritz Schierl (OSU) vs. Dominic Solis (UMD)

Neither wrestler scored in the first period. Schierl earned an escape to start the second then added a takedown and two-point near fall to take a 5-1 lead into the third. Schierl finished off the match to win by decision, 5-2.

184 | No. 7 Kaleb Romero (OSU) vs. No. 12 Kyle Cochran (UMD)

Scoreless after one, Romero took a 4-2 lead into the third on a pair of takedowns. He held on to win by decision, 6-2.

197 | No. 20 Gavin Hoffman (OSU) vs. Kevin Makosy (UMD)

After three takedowns in the first two periods, Hoffman led 6-3 heading into the final two minutes. The added to the lead to win by decision, 10-3.

HWT | No. 12 Tate Orndorff (OSU) vs. No. 31 Zach Schrader (UMD)

Orndorff scored first with an escape to start the second. Schrader tied it with an escape to start the third but Orndorff quickly responded with a takedown to lead 3-1, an advantage he kept to win the match by decision, 4-1.

No. 9 Ohio State 39, Maryland 4 OSUMaryland
125 | No. 17 Malik Heinselman (OSU) def. Zach Spence (UMD) | TF, 15-050
133 | King Sandoval (UMD) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | MD, 10-054
141 | No. 23 Dylan D’Emilio (OSU) def. Will Berkowitz (UMD) | Fall, 1:35114
149 | No. 2 Sammy Sasso (OSU) def. Michael North (UMD) | TF, 24-5164
157 | Jashon Hubbard (OSU) def. Connor Decker (UMD) | Fall, 0:41224
165 | No. 7 Carson Kharchla (OSU) def. Gaven Bell (UMD) | TF, 18-3 274
174 | Fritz Schierl (OSU) def. Dominic Solis (UMD) | D, 5-2304
184 | No. 7 Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. No. 12 Kyle Cochran (UMD) | D, 6-2334
197 | No. 20 Gavin Hoffman (OSU) def. Kevin Makosy (UMD) | D, 10-3364
HWT | No. 12 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. No. 31 Zach Schrader (UMD) | D, 4-1394

Extra Matches
157 | Jashon Hubbard (OSU) def. Lucas Cordio (UMD) | D, 8-3
184 | Kaleb Romero (OSU) def. Chase Mielnik (UMD) | Fall (4:01)

Up Next

No. 9 Ohio State travels to take on No. 1 Penn State Feb. 4 (7 p.m.) before a noon start at Rutgers Feb. 6.



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