Logan Stieber

Player profile

  • Weight 141
  • Hometown Monroeville, Ohio
  • Last School Monroeville
  • Major Business Administration
  • Year RS Senior

Ohio State Career Honors – 2012, 2013, 2014 NCAA Champion … 2012, 2013, 2014 Big Ten Champion … … 2012, 2013, 2014 All-American … 2012, 2013, 2014 All-Big Ten … 2012 InterMat Freshman of the Year … 2012 Big Ten Freshman of the Year … four-time Big Ten Wrestler of the Week … USA Wrestler of the Week (TheMat.com) Nov. 5, 2013 … 2012, 2013, 2014 Team Captain … 2012 & 2013 CKLV Invitational Champion (Named Most Outstanding Wrestler) … 2012 UB Invitational Champion … 2011 Eastern Michigan Open Champion.

2013-14 Season – Three-time NCAA champion; becomes first Buckeye in program history to win three NCAA championships … three-time Big Ten champion, winning in 2012 (133 pounds), 2013 (133 pounds) and 2014 (141 pounds); becomes just one of two Buckeyes to win three Big Ten titles, joining Kevin Randleman (1991-93) … three-time All-American … three-time All-Big Ten recipient … 2013 All-Star Classic Champion; faced Kendric Maple of Oklahoma in 149-pound bout (Nov. 2) … 141-pound champion at CKLV Invitational (Dec. 6-7); won by major decision, technical fall and three falls en route to title; named event[apos]s Most Outstanding Wrestler … won career 80th match vs. Michigan[apos]s Steve Dutton, a 16-1 technical fall … after recording 30-1 mark during 2013-14 season, career mark stands at 90-3; win percentage of .970 is No. 1 all-time at Ohio State … at conclusion of 2013-14 season, led the nation in technical falls with 11 … second in NCAA as Most Dominant Wrestler; earned 4.6201 points, trailing Penn State[apos]s David Taylor, the 2014 Hodge Trophy winner which recognizes the top collegiate wrestler in the nation, by .4702 points (5.0909) … 28 of 30 victories in 2013-14 were bonus point wins; collected seven major decisions, 11 technical falls and 10 falls … at NCAA championships (March 20-22), won four of five matches via bonus points, including wins vs. No. 4, 10 and 15 seeds: Round 1: No. 2 Logan Stieber fall Lavion Mayes (Missouri), 2:48; Round 2: No. 2 Logan Stieber tech. fall No. 15 Anthony Collica (Oklahoma State), 17-1; Quarterfinals: No. 2 Logan Stieber fall No. 10 Todd Preston (Harvard), 1:29; Semifinals: No. 2 Logan Stieber dec. No. 3 Zain Retherford (Penn State), 7-3; Final: No. 2 Logan Stieber major dec. No. 4 Devin Carter (Virginia Tech), 10-1 … at Big Ten championships (March 8-9), two of three victories were bonus point wins, including wins vs. No. 7 and No. 3 seeds: No. 2 Logan Stieber tech. fall No. 7 Steven Rodrigues (Illinois), 15-0; No. 2 Logan Stieber major dec. No. 3 Chris Dardanes (Minnesota), 9-0; No. 2 Logan Stieber dec. No. 1 Zain Retherford (Penn State), 7-3 … led Buckeyes in duals wins with 17 … led program in falls with 11 … tied for team lead in Big Ten victories with seven … tied for team lead in major decisions with seven.

2012-13 – 133-pound NCAA champion … All-American … No. 1 seed at NCAA championships … defeated No. 2 seed Tony Ramos of Iowa, 7-4, in final; opened NCAA championships with pair of falls vs. Brandon Gambucci (Duke), 3:00 and Shelton Mack (Pittsburgh),2:40; also posted back-to-back technical falls in quarterfinals and semifinals of nationals – vs. No. 8 Cody Brewer (Oklahoma),17-1 (3:43) and No. 4 A.J. Schopp (Edinboro), 18-2 (7:00) … Big Ten champion; All-Big Ten … 27-0 overall; 10-0 in dual competition and 3-0 in the Big Ten … 23 of 27 wins were bonus point victories (85 percent) … for the season, posted two major decisions and team-best seven technical falls and 14 falls; fastest fall time was 39 seconds; for his career, 65-5 … opened Big Ten championships (March 9-10) with back-to-back falls vs. Michigan[apos]s Rossi Bruno (1:30) and No. 4 Jordan Conaway of Penn State (1:28) … featured in Sports Illustrated Faces in the Crowd for Dec. 17 … Big Ten Wrestler of the Week (Dec. 4) … at CKLV Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), recorded four consecutive pins for a total time of 6:34, while in final defeated No. 2 Nathan McCormick of Missouri via a 12-1 major decision; named event[apos]s Most Outstanding Wrestler … UB Invitational champion (Nov. 4) … after missing five consecutive matches because of leg injury, returned to action Feb. 1 vs. Illinois and pinned No. 8 Daryl Thomas in 2:04.

Spring/Summer 2013– Earned a spot on U.S. World Team (60kg/132 pounds) that will compete at 2013 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 16-22 after placing third at ASICS U.S. World Team Trials in Stillwater, Okla., June 21-23; in final defeated Nick Simmons, 8-0.

2011-12 – NCAA and Big Ten Champion … All-American … InterMat Freshman of the Year … All-Big Ten … Big Ten Freshman of the Year … Team Captain … 38-5 in career … finished season 33-2 overall; 15-2 in dual action; 7-1 in Big Ten, all team bests … led team in pins with 14 (fastest at a time of :43 seconds) … compiled five major decisions and two technical falls … as No. 2 seed in NCAA championships (March 15-17), defeated No. 3 seed Tony Ramos, 4-2, in semifinals and No. 1 Jordan Oliver (Oklahoma State) in final, 4-3 … in Big Ten championship final, beat No. 2 Tony Ramos of Iowa, 5-2 … Big Ten Freshman of the Year honor is first since Tommy Rowlands in 2001 … three-time Big Ten Wrestler of the Week (Nov. 8, Dec. 6 and Jan. 17) … Eastern Michigan Open champion (Nov. 5) … posted 5-0 record at Cliff Keen Las Vegas Wrestling Invitational … won 17 consecutive matches from Nov. 5- Jan. 6, including wins over No. 5 Devin Carter of Virginia Tech, No. 20 Shelton Mack of Pitt, No. 19 Ridge Kiley of Nebraska, No. 8 Cashé Quiroga of Purdue, No. 2 Tony Ramos of Iowa and No. 16 Zach Stevens of Michigan.

Spring/Summer 2012– Gold medalist (60kg/132 pounds) at Ziolkowski International in Siedice, Poland (June 17) … competed at U.S. Olympic Team Wrestling Trials in Des Moines, Iowa, where he advanced to the final before dropping 3-0, 1-0 and 2-0, 0-1, 2-0 decisions to Coleman Scott.

2010-11 Season– Competed in Buckeye Duals (Nov. 21) and Cliff Keen Las Vegas Collegiate Wrestling Invitational (Dec. 3) before hand injury concluded season.

Spring/Summer 2011– Runner-up (60kg/132-pounds) at 2011 FILA Junior World Championships in Bucharest, Romania; posted 4-0 record en route to reaching final; dropped 1-1, 4-6 decision to Toghrul Asgarov of Azerbaijan in final.

Prior to Ohio State– Four-time Ohio High School state champion … Dave Schultz High School Excellence National Award recipient and Junior Hodge Trophy honoree … named 2010 Ohio Wrestler of the Year … 19th wrestler in OHSAA history to become four-time state champion; recorded 16-0 ledger during four-year tournament run … ended high school career with 179 consecutive wins and lost only one match entire high school career (184-1) … amassed 134 pins … USA Wrestling national championships titlist in freestyle division … Cadet and Junior Greco-Roman champion … FILA Freestyle Junior National Champion … runner-up at Junior World Team Trials … third at 2009 U.S. Open … fourth at World Team Trials … four-time football letterwinner (running back and linebacker).

Personal– Son of Jeff and Tina … younger brother, Hunter, 2013 Big Ten champion at 141 pounds, also wrestles for the Buckeyes … would like to wrestle in Olympics.

Logan Stieber Career Statistics

Year Weight Record Dual Big Ten MD TF Pins Team Points
2012-13 133 27-0 10-0 3-0 2 7 14 112
2011-12 133 33-2 15-2 7-1 5 2 16 133
2010-11 133 5-3 2-0 0-0 1 2 16
Total 65-5 27-2 10-1 8 11 30 261