Andre Gonzales

125/133 lbs

Player profile

  • High School Poway
  • Weight 125/133
  • Year R-Freshman
  • Hometown Poway, California

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2021-22 (unattached) 19-4----262

2020-21 (Redshirt)

  • Posted a 19-4 record in five open events with two major decisions, two pins and six technical falls
  • Won first event as a collegian with a 4-0 record at the Michigan State Open
  • Wrestled at the U.S. Open U20 Freestyle competition in Las Vegas in early May of 2022 and posted a 4-1 record (57kg) to finish second overall
  • Advanced to the quarterfinals of the U20 Freestyle World Team Trials at 57kg … finished with 1-2 record (June 3-5, Geneva, Ohio)
  • Won the 2022 U20 Pan American Championship at 57kg with four wins, including an 8-2 win over Enrique Herrera Huacre of Peru in the Gold Medal Match July 10, 2022.

Michigan State Open (Nov. 6, 2021, East Lansing, MICH)
133 (Andre Gonzales, 4-0)
Andre Gonzales (Unat. OSU) def. Manny Laguna (MSU) | TF, 19-4
Andre Gonzales (Unat. OSU) def. Mark Brado (Rochester) | D, 4-2
Andre Gonzales (Unat. OSU) def. Jack Lenox (Cal Poly) |Fall, 3:17
Andre Gonzales (Unat. OSU) vs. Chris Kim (Unat. MICH | D, 2-0 (1st)

Ohio Intercollegiate Open (Nov. 14, 2021, Tiffin, Ohio)
White Division (Fr./Soph.)
133 (Andre Gonzales 3-1/2nd)
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Jeff Robinson (RIT) | TF, 16-1
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Michael Dolan (West Virginia) | D, 8-5
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Alex Flerlage (OSU Unat.) | Fall, 1:48
Jordan Titus (Unat.) def. Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) | D, 6-5 (2nd)

Storm Open (Dec. 5, Osborne Athletic Center, Painesville, Ohio)
133 (Gonzales/4-1 Third)
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. D,lan Neville (Bulls WR) | TF 19-1
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Ryan Wehner (Lake Erie Col.) | D, 6-1
Chase Liardi (OSU Unat.) def. Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) | SV-1 6-4
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Cabeb Svingala (Bulls WR) | MD, 16-2
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Ryan Wehner (Lake Erie Col.) | TF, 20-4

Purple Raider Open (Jan. 16, Peterson Fieldhouse Mount Vernon, Alliance, Ohio)
133 (Gonzales/4-0 First)
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Clayton Bashor (EDIN) | TF, 18-3 3:42
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. David Massey (MUU) | D, 10-5
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Christia White (PUR Unat.) | D, 2-0
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) vs. Dylan Chappell (BUCK Unat.) | D, 3-2

Edinboro Open (Feb. 6, Edinboro, Pennsylvania/McComb Fieldhouse)
(Gonzales 4-2/6th)
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Lucas Seibert (WVU) | D, 6-5
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Warren Shefield III (UofC) | TF, 19-2 (4:02)
Jackson Cockrell (UMD Unat.) def. Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) | D, 5-3
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Carter Bailey (LU) | SV-1, 6-4
Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) def. Vince Perez (CMU) | MD, 14-5
Raymond Lopez (Army Prep) def. Andre Gonzales (OSU Unat.) | D, 7-3

• Lettered four years at Poway (Titan) High School in San Diego, California, at 106-126 lbs.
• California state champion in 2020 with a 40-1 record
• Greco/Freestyle National Champion and Ironman All-American in 2019

• Majoring in Computer Science Engineering
• Son of Chris and Andy Gonzales
• Has two siblings: Samantha and Danielle


Gonzales, ranked No. 4 nationally at 113 pounds by Flowrestling, won a California state championship at 106 pounds last year at Poway High School in San Diego to cap a season in which he went 41-1. In the summer of 2019, he won both the Greco-Roman and Freestyle championships at the Junior Nationals in Fargo, N.D.

Quoting Tom Ryan

“Andre Gonzales is a standout in Poway, California,” said Ryan. “He will fill in well at 125 or 133. He has all the intangibles we look for: great character, a love for the sport, aggression, toughness and a tireless work ethic. Welcome to Buckeye Nation.”