Dylan Koontz

125 lbs

Player profile

  • Hometown Plover, Wis.
  • High School Stevens Point Area Senior
  • Year r-Sophomore
  • Weight 125

CAREER HONORS
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2018-19 (Redshirt Freshman)

• Posted a 14-5 overall record with three tech falls, two major decisions and a pin
• Reached the finals of the Ohio Intercollegiate Open (‘White’ Division), Michigan State Open (F/S Division) and Findlay Open
• Placed sixth at the Edinboro Open
• Won at least three bouts in all four open tournaments

2017-18 (Redshirt)
• Compiled 10 wins, four falls and a major decision during six unattached tournaments
• Placed fourth in the Eastern Michigan Open Freshman/Sophomore Division
• Won four of six bouts at the Findlay Open

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• WIAA Division I Wisconsin state champion  (113 lbs.) in 2016, capping off a perfect 45-0 junior season
• Third-place finisher in 2017 at 120 lbs. with a season record of 39-3
• Fifth-place showing in 2015 to complete a 48-6 sophomore campaign
• Ranked No. 1 at 120 lbs. throughout entire senior campaign by Wisconsin Wrestling Online
• Runner up at the 2015 Junior Greco-Roman Nationals
• Four-time Fargo placer, including a finals appearance

PERSONAL
• Son of Julie and Bryan Koontz
• Bryan wrestled for Central College (Pella, Iowa)
• Twin brother, Brady, is also a member of the Ohio State wrestling team
• Also has a sister, Shelby
• History major