Fritz Schierl

174 lbs

Player profile

  • Hometown Stevens Point, Wis.
  • High School Stevens Point Area Senior
  • Year r-Senior
  • Weight 174 lbs
2016-17 (redshirt) 14-9----112

• Academic All-Big Ten (2018, 2019, 2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

2019-20 (Redshirt Junior)
• Accumulated a 16-7 overall record and made two tournament finals appearances
• Runner-up finish in back-to-back events at the Storm Open and Purple Raider Open
• Placed fifth in the Ohio Intercollegiate Open
• Six pins tied for the team lead
• Added a major decision and tech fall
• Named ‘wrestler of the dual’ vs. Northwestern after locking in a cradle for a third-period pin and sending the crowd into a frenzy

2018-19 (Redshirt Sophomore)
• Posted a 16-6 overall record with five pins, four major decisions and a tech fall
• Registered a bonus rate of 63% (10-of-16)
• Findlay Open Champion on the strength of a 5-0 mark, three pins and a major decision
• Ohio Intercollegiate Open Runner-Up
• Also placed in the Storm Open (4th) and Edinboro Open (5th)

2017-18 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Compiled a 22-6 overall record with three major decisions, two tech falls and two pins
• Earned three dual starts and garnered a Big Ten win over Maryland’s Josh Ugalde
• Placed second as an attached Buckeye in the Princeton Open, dropping his lone bout in the finals to OSU teammate Te’Shan Campbell
• Champion of both the Findlay Open and Eastern Michigan Open (Freshman/Sophomore Division)
• Purple Raider Open co-champion (sharing with OSU teammate Kaleb Romero)
• Also competed in the Edinboro Open and Storm Open

2016-17 (Redshirt)
• Competed in 23 matches and was 14-9 overall
• Runner up at the Purple Raider Open where he went 4-1 with three decisions and one technical fall
• Wrestled in five open tournaments: Eastern Michigan Open, Ohio Open, Cleveland State Open, Franklin & Marshall Open and Purple Raider Open
• Went 3-2 at both the Cleveland State Open and Franklin & Marshall Open.
• Won two of his three matches at Franklin & Marshall by bonus points (one fall, one major decision)

• State runner-up in 2015-16 at 160 lbs
• Won his first 43 matches of the season
• Two-time state placewinner and fourth as a sophomore
• Conference and regional champion
• Career record of 166-22
• Two-time All-American at Fargo Nationals
• Third at the 2015 Junior Greco-Roman Nationals
• Wisconsin freestyle and Greco-Roman state champion

• Consumer & Family Financial Services major
• Integrative Approaches to Health & Wellness minor