Myles Martin

184 lbs

Player profile

  • Hometown Penns Grove, N.J.
  • High School McDonogh School
  • Year Senior
  • Weight 184

• NCAA Champion (2016)
• All-American (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) … seventh four-time All-American in school history
• Big Ten Champion (2019)
• NCAA finalist (2016; 2018)
• Big Ten finalist (2017, 2018, 2019)
• Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Champion (2017, 2019)
• UWW University Nationals Champion (86kg)
• AWN All-Rookie (2016)

2018-19 (Senior)
• Posted a season record of 25-1 en route to his first Big Ten title and fourth All-America standing
• Placed third at the NCAA Championships
• Corralled 14 wins over top-20 opponents, including four major decisions and a tech fall (11 victories vs. top-10 foes)
• Tallied eight major decisions, four tech falls, four pins and a medical forfeit (68 percent bonus rate)
• Went 9-0 in B1G duals
• Recipient of Ohio State’s Tommy Rowlands MVP Award
• Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Champion, earning B1G Wrestler of the Week honors
• Russ Hellickson Award winner (Most Outstanding Wrestler) for the Michigan State dual
• Competed for Team USA at the 2018 U23 World Championships

2017-18 (Junior)
• NCAA and Big Ten Championships finalist
• Garnered a 31-3 overall record with only defeats coming against national champion Bo Nickal (Penn State)
• Went 11-3 versus nationally-ranked opponents, including four top-5 triumphs
• Paced the Buckeyes in total wins (31), tech falls (12), major decisions (7) and dual-point differential (+60)
• Dozen tech falls ranked top-5 in the NCAA
• Garnered bonus points in 25 of 31 wins
• Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational champion
• Rattled off 22 consecutive victories to start the season (tacked on bonus points in 20 of those bouts)
• Posted a 14-1 dual record and 8-1 mark in the Big Ten
• Princeton Open champion

2016-17 (Sophomore)
• Moved up to 184 lbs. and earned All-America honors with a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Championships
• Defeated fourth-seeded Nolan Boyd of Oklahoma State 10-6 in the fifth place match
• After getting upset in the second round of the NCAA Championships, won five wrestleback matches
• Big Ten finalist after knocking off No. 1-ranked and previously unbeaten Bo Nickal of Penn State in the semifinals
• 32-9 final record with 10 major decisions, six technical falls and four falls
• 11-3 in the dual season with a 7-2 mark against Big Ten foes
• Competed in the NWCA All-Star dual against Cornell’s Gabe Dean to open the season
• 184A lb. champion at the Journeymen Collegiate Classic
• Third place at the CKLV Invitational
• 7-6 against ranked opponents
• Dual-clinching major decision over Minnesota’s Bobby Stevenson
• 18 bonus point wins were second most on the team

2015-16 (Freshman)
• Just the 15th true freshman in NCAA history – and first-ever at Ohio State – to win a national championship
• Was 33-6, setting a Buckeye record for wins by a true freshman
• First No. 11 seed to win a NCAA title since 1979
• Wrestled unattached before making his varsity debut Jan. 3 at Illinois
• In the NCAA finals, defeated top-seeded Bo Nickal of Penn State 11-9 with a six-point sequence (takedown, four-point nearfall) in the second period
• Outscored his opponents 27-9 in four matches of the way to the NCAA finals
• Third at the Big Ten Championships
• AWN All-Rookie Team selection
• 20 wins via bonus points
• Champion at the Eastern Michigan Open, Findlay Open and runner-up at the Penn State Open
• went 5-0 to open the season at Eastern Michigan with a pin, tech fall and major decision
• On his way to his Findlay Open title, had pins in the first and second rounds before winning his final three matches by a combined score of 52-6

• Ranked No. 1 in the country by multiple outlets at 182-pounds
• No. 3 recruit nationally by FloWrestling
• Baltimore Sun All-Metro Wrestler of the Year
• A four-time national prep finalist and junior national freestyle champion
• Went 46-1 as a junior with 25 pins … career record of 171-15
• Won 92 matches for his final two high school seasons
• Placed first at the 2014 National Preps
• Two-time Beast of the East champ
• Three-time MIAA state champion and Maryland Independent Schools State Tournament champ
• Led McDonough to a triple crown in 2014: the MIAA’s A Conference dual meet title, tournament title and the MIS wrestling tournament team title