Gary Traub

HWT

Player profile

  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • High School Sycamore
  • Year r-Junior
  • Weight HWT

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2018-19 (Redshirt Sophomore)

• Posted a 9-6 overall record with a pair of major decisions
• Earned season-opening dual start and tallied a 3-2 decision over Navy’s Andrew Piehl
• Also competed in two Big Ten duals
• Storm Open Champion
• Went 4-0 at the Storm Open before traveling to the state of Illinois on short notice to fill-in for a pair of conference matches
• Placed fifth in the Ohio Intercollegiate Open

2017-18 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Racked up 21 wins (21-9) with three pins and a major decision while competing in six open tournaments
• Edinboro Open champion after rattling off five wins in as many bouts
• Made a run to the Princeton Open semifinals as an attached Buckeye with three consecutive wins to start the season and ultimately earning a share of fifth place
• Three straight wins to begin the Eastern Michigan Open (Freshman/Sophomore Division) pushed him into the finals and a runner-up showing
• Added four more wins in the Findlay Open, placing sixth
• Also placed sixth at the Purple Raider Open with a 4-2 effort
• Mutli-time winner in the Cleveland Open as well

2016-17 (Redshirt)
• Went 8-7 overall while competing in open tournaments
• Was 3-1 at the Ohio Open to finish in fifth place and won two of those matches by fall
• Participated in four open tournaments: Eastern Michigan Open, Ohio Open, Michigan State Open and Cleveland State Open
• Five of his eight wins were via bonus points

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• State runner up at 195 lbs.
• Sycamore High School’s all-time leader in wins and pins
• 47-2 as a junior and placed fourth in the state
• 138-23 career record
• Ironman participant where he advanced to the quarterfinals
• Also played football for Sycamore where he was an all-league choice at linebacker