Kevin Snyder

197 lbs

Player profile

  • Hometown Woodbine, Md.
  • High School Our Lady of Good Counsel
  • Year r-Junior
  • Weight 197 lbs

2016-17 (redshirt) 13-4----254

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

2019-20 (Redshirt Junior)
• Graduate accepted a job and participated in Senior Day festivities to begin post-college life
• Wrapped up his career by winning the Cleveland State Open title
• Also competed in the Michigan State Open
• Posted a 4-2 record with a major decision

2018-19 (Redshirt Sophomore)
• Registered a season mark of 9-5 with three major decisions and two pins
• Won two-of-three dual starts
• Recorded crucial 12-3 major decision at No. 10 Arizona State to push the Buckeyes on top, 19-17, with one bout to go (OSU won the match 22-17)
• Ohio Intercollegiate Open Champion, majoring his way to the finals
• Placed sixth in the Edinboro Open

2017-18 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Posted a 16-10 overall record with four pins, two tech falls and two major decisions
• Earned six dual starts and notched a pair of triumphs, including a 20-5 tech fall over Collin Kelly (Cleveland State) in the Thanksgiving Throwdown
• Placed fifth at the Princeton Open, Findlay Open and Eastern Michigan Open (Freshman/Sophomore Division)

2016-17 (Redshirt)
• Went 13-4 overall while competing in open tournaments
• 11 of his 13 wins were via bonus points (four falls, five technical falls, two major decisions)
• Champion at the Purple Raider Open
• Finished third at the Storm Open
• Three technical falls and two decisions at the Purple Raider Open
• At the Ohio Open, rebounded from a first round loss to secure two pins and two technical falls in the next four bouts
• Pinned Kyler Slade (unattached) and Jacob Parker (Pittsburgh) in consecutive matches
• Won his two matches by technical fall by a combined score of 36-6
• At the Purple Raider Open, won his three matches by technical fall by a combined score of 55-3

• Three-time National Prep placer
• Two-time Super 32 Challenge placer, finishing third in the 2015 event and eighth in 2014
• 2016 MIS champion at 195 lbs
• Helped Good Counsel to the WCAC and MIS team titles
• Seeded seventh at the 2015 Ironman

• Brother, Kyle, was on the Ohio State wrestling team (2014-18)
• Brother, Stephen, wrestled for Army
• Finance major