Gavin Hoffman

HWT

Player profile

  • Weight HWT
  • Year r-Sophomore
  • Hometown Montoursville, Pa.
  • High School Montoursville
SEASONW-LDUALB1GMDTFPIN
2018-19 (redshirt)22-3----423
2019-2026-100-3--424
CAREER26-100-3--424

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2020)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2019, 2020)

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2019-20 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Hoarded five tournament crowns as champion at the Ohio Intercollegiate Open, Storm Open, Purple Raider Open, Greyhound Open and JCU Open
• Combined to go 17-0 during the five title-garnering performances
• Registered an overall season record of 26-10 with four major decisions, two tech falls and four pins
• Started three duals and represented Ohio State in both the Michigan State Open and Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational
• Transitioned from 184 pounds to heavyweight in mid-January
• Went 16-3 as a heavyweight

2018-19 (Redshirt)
• Rattled off a 22-3 season record with four major decisions, three pins and two tech falls
• Captured three tournament titles: Ohio Intercollegiate Open, Michigan State Open (F/S Division) and Edinboro Open
• Lindenwood Open Runner-Up, defeating No. 14 Canten Marriott (Missouri) in the semifinals and pushing No. 2 Emery Parker (Illinois) in a 5-4 finals
• Went 5-2 at the Midlands Championships to place fifth
• Qualified for the Junior World Team Trials Challenge Tournament by placing fourth in the Junior Freestyle National Championships

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Three-time Pennsylvania state champion, including an undefeated 45-0 senior season
Amateur Wrestling News First Team All-American
• Overall high school record of 176-9
• Top-12 recruit nationally by both Intermat and FloWrestling
• Flo Nationals champion
• Three-time NHSCA champion
• Cadet World bronze medalist

PERSONAL
• Son of Jim and Marisa Hoffman
• Brother, Garrett, wrestles at Bucknell University
• Operations Management major