Bryce Hepner

165 lbs

Player profile

  • Weight 165 lbs
  • Year Junior
  • High School St. Edward
  • Hometown Avon, Ohio

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SEASONW-LDUALB1GMDTFPIN
2020-213-10-00-0002
2021-22 (Unattached)8-2------12
2021-224-51-10-0020
CAREER7-61-10-0022

CAREER HONORS
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2021)
• Big Ten Championships (2022, 1-2 record)

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2021-22 (Sophomore)

  • Injured for majority of season
  • Wrestled in a pair of duals (1-1) with a win vs. Notre Dame College by technical fall
  • Posted an 8-2 record in open events
  • Wrestled at the U.S. Open U20 Freestyle competition in Las Vegas in early May of 2022 and posted a 1-2 record (74kg)

Duals (1-1)
157 | No. 29 Connor Brady (VT) def. Bryce Hepner (OSU) | D, 3-2
157 | No. 25 Bryce Hepner (OSU) def. Sandro Ramirez (NDC) | TF, 15-0

Michigan State Open (Nov. 6, 2021, East Lansing, MICH)
157 (Bryce Hepner, 5-2)
Bryce Hepner (Unat. OSU) def. Justin West (Findlay) | Fall, 1:21
Bryce Hepner (Unat. OSU) def. Fidel Mayora (Unat. MICH) | D, 4-0
Chase Saldate (MSU) def. Bryce Hepner (Unat. OSU) | D, 4-2
Bryce Hepner (Unat. OSU) def. Brawley Lamar (Cal Poly) | D, 5-4
Bryce Hepner (Unat. OSU) def. Joe Roberts (Illinois) | TF, 20-3
Bryce Hepner (Unat. OSU) def. Trevor Chumbley (NU) | D, 3-1
Jordan Slivka (Ohio U.) def. Bryce Hepner (Unat. OSU)| NC (4th)

Ohio Intercollegiate Open (Nov. 14, 2021, Tiffin, Ohio)
Gold Division (Open)
157 (Bryce Hepner 3-0/1st)
Bryce Hepner (OSU Unat.) def. Nick Carbone (Ashland) | Fall, 2:21
Bryce Hepner (OSU Unat.) def. Jordan Slivka (Ohio U.) | D, 9-4
Bryce Hepner (OSU Unat.) def. Isaac Wilcox (OSU Unat.) | D, 4-2 (1st)

2021 Cliff Keen Invitational
(Dec. 3-4, 2021, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas)
157 (Hepner is No. 10 seed/2-2)
No. 25 Bryce Hepner (OSU) def. Shaun Williams (SHU) | TF, 20-0 2:19
No. 15 Will Lewan (MICH) def. No. 25 Bryce Hepner (OSU) | D, 3-1
No. 25 Bryce Hepner (OSU) def. Nathan Moore (UNCO) | D, 9-3
Kyle Mosher (COL) def. No. 25 Bryce Hepner (OSU) vs. | Fall, 1:55

2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 5-6
157 (B. Hepner, 1-2)
Bryce Hepner (OSU) def. Robert Kanniard (RU) | D, 10-6
Ryan Deakin (NU) def. Bryce Hepner (OSU) | Fall, 4:14
Garrett Model (WIS) def. Bryce Hepner (OSU) | Fall 3:16

2020-21 (Freshman)
• Wrestled in four matches in his first season at 157 pounds
• Had a tremendous collegiate debut, pinning Nathan Atienza of Michigan State in an extra match
• Followed that with another pin of Maryland’s Garrett Fisk in just :33 seconds

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Reached the D-I Ohio high school state finals three straight seasons including back-to-back titles as a sophomore and junior
• State runner-up as a freshman
• Senior season canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic
• NHSCA All-American
• Three-time Ironman placer
• Three-time freestyle state champion

PERSONAL
• Son of Wendy and Eric Hepner
• Siblings – Paige and Cade
• Brother, Cade, is also a member of the Ohio State wrestling program
• Business major