Seth Shumate

184/197 lbs.

Player profile

  • Weight 184/197
  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Galion, Ohio
  • High School Dublin Coffman High School

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2022-23 (unattached)0-00-00-0000

2022-23 (Freshman Season)

MSU Open — Nov. 5, 2022/Fresh/Soph Division 197
Seth Shumate – 2nd Place
Champ. Round 1 – Seth Shumate (Ohio State) won by decision over Austin Starr (Ohio University) (Dec 9-5)
Quarterfinal – Seth Shumate (Ohio State) won by fall over Lance Trost (Michigan) (Fall 3:22)
Semifinal – Seth Shumate (Ohio State) won by decision over Joey Lyons (Cleveland State) (Dec 3-2)
1st Place Match – Luke Geog (Ohio State) won by decision over Seth Shumate (Ohio State) (Dec 6-1)

Prior to Ohio State

  • Three-time (2019, 2021, 2022) Ohio Division I State champion … ended high school career with a 170-5 record
  • Won state titles at 195 as a freshman and junior and was a qualifier at that weight as a sophomore before the tournament was canceled because of the COVID-19
  • Finished 2021 with a 30-1 record in a season shortened by injury
  • Posted a 50-1 record in 2019 … put together a 43-0 record as a freshman
  • Runner up at the Fargo junior freestyle national tournament in the summer of 2021
  • Part of the nation’s top recruiting class in 2022 … ranked No. 19 recruit overall


  • Son of Mitch and Jody Shumate
  • Has one sibling, Leah, an Ohio University volleyball commit
  • Lettered four years in wrestling at Dublin Coffman High School
  • Plans to coach someday and continue wrestling internationally with the intention of making the US Olympic Team
  • Would like to start a club program to assist financially disadvantaged youth
  • Enjoys playing video games and spending time with family
  • Greatest sports thrill is winning the state title as a freshman in HS and looking over at school/family section and seeing everybody really excited, then hitting a backflip for them