Brendan Fitzgerald

149 lbs

Player profile

  • Hometown Columbus, Ohio
  • High School Grandview Heights
  • Year Senior
  • Weight 149

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018, 2019)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
<b<2018-19 (Junior)
• Tallied four wins with three victories coming via pin
• Two falls came in under 40 seconds
• Compete in three open tournaments

2017-18 (Sophomore)
• Pinned eight opponents en route to 10 total victories
• Eight pins ranked second on the team
• Six of the eight falls took less than 50 seconds
• Rattled off five consecutive wins en route to tying for seventh place in the Findlay Open
• Earned a start for the Kent State dual
• Also notched multiple wins at the Michigan State Open and Cleveland State Open

2016-17 (Freshman)
• Wrestled in 14 matches, going 8-6 and was the Buckeyes’ starter at 133 lbs. vs. Arizona State (11/19), Kent State (Nov. 22) and Cleveland State (11/22)
• Pinned two ranked opponents at the season-opening Eastern Michigan Open – No. 20 Corey Keener of Central Michigan (3:16) and No. 8 Stevan Micic of Michigan (1:06)
• Seven of his eight wins came via fall, the fastest in 23 seconds at the Purple Raider Open vs. Terrell Grant of Cleveland State
• Was the Buckeyes’ 141 lb. starter at the CKLV Invitational and went 1-2 with a fall over Iowa State’s John Meeks

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• State-runner up at 138 lbs. as a senior
• Finished his season 45-4
• District and league champion
• Four-time state tournament qualifier
• Compiled over 150 career wins