Dylan Koontz

133 lbs

Player profile

  • Hometown Plover, Wisconsin
  • High School Stevens Point Area Senior
  • Year R-Senior
  • Weight 133

🔊 Pronunciation

SEASONW-LDUALB1GMDTFPIN
2017-18 (redshirt)10-12----1--4
2018-201914-5----231
2019-2012-90-20-12--1
2020-211-10-10-1000
2021-224-121-60-3100
CAREER31-271-90-5532

CAREER HONORS
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2018)
• Big Ten Championships (2022)

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2021-22 (Redshirt Senior)

  • Wrestled at the U.S. Open Greco-Roman Competition in Las Vegas in early May of 2022 and posted a 4-1 record (60kg), winning third overall
  • Won quarterfinal bout at 60kg then lost in the semis at the Greco-Roman World Team Trials in Iowa (May 21-22)

Duals (1-6)
133 | No. 13 Jamie Hernandez (UNC) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | D, 5-3
133 | No. 4 Korbin Myers (VT) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | MD, 10-2
133 | Dylan Koontz (OSU) def. Dylan Burnoski (NDC) | MD, 18-7
133 | No. 6 Micky Phillippi (PITT) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | MD, 14-3
133 | No. 3 Austin DeSanto (IOWA) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | TF, 19-4 (4:29)
133 | King Sandoval (UMD) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | MD, 10-0
133 | No. 10 Brock Hudkins (IU) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | D, 5-3 4 3

Extra Match
133 | Dylan Koontz (OSU) def. David Campbell (RU) | D, 6-4

Ohio Intercollegiate Open (Nov. 14, 2021, Tiffin, Ohio)
Gold Division (Open)
133 (Dylan Koontz 1-1/2nd)

Dylan Koontz (OSU) def. Will Bentancourt (OSU, Unat.) | 2-OT, 3-3
Gio Disabato (Ohio U.) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | D, 3-1 (2nd)

2021 Cliff Keen Invitational
(Dec. 3-4, 2021, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas)
133 (Koontz/1-2)

Dylan Koontz (OSU) def. Dillon Murphy (HARV) | D, 6-1
No. 14 Chance Rich (CSUB) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | SV, 7-5
Caleb Gross (SDSU) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | D, 5-3

2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 5-6
133 (D. Koontz, 0-3)

Lucas Byrd (Ill) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) D, 6-2)
Kyle Burwick (WIS) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | TF-1.5 4:46, 19-0
Dominick Serrano (NEB) def. Dylan Koontz (OSU) | MD, 14-4

2020-21 (Redshirt Junior)
Wrestled twice (1-1) with a loss vs. Iowa (TF 19-4 vs. No. 4 Austin DeSanto) and a win vs. Purdue (MD 11-3 vs. Nate Cummings)

2019-20 (Redshirt Sophomore)
• Posted a 12-9 season record and made two dual starts
• Crowned champion at both the Storm Open (133 lbs) and Edinboro Open (125 lbs)
• Ohio State’s 133-pound representative in the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational placing sixth
• Topped No. 12 Josh Kramer (Arizona State) in opening round out in Vegas to springboard a run into the quarterfinals
• Earned two major decisions

2018-19 (Redshirt Freshman)
• Posted a 14-5 overall record with three tech falls, two major decisions and a pin
• Reached the finals of the Ohio Intercollegiate Open (‘White’ Division), Michigan State Open (F/S Division) and Findlay Open
• Placed sixth at the Edinboro Open
• Won at least three bouts in all four open tournaments

2017-18 (Redshirt)
• Compiled 10 wins, four falls and a major decision during six unattached tournaments
• Placed fourth in the Eastern Michigan Open Freshman/Sophomore Division
• Won four of six bouts at the Findlay Open

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• WIAA Division I Wisconsin state champion  (113 lbs.) in 2016, capping off a perfect 45-0 junior season
• Third-place finisher in 2017 at 120 lbs. with a season record of 39-3
• Fifth-place showing in 2015 to complete a 48-6 sophomore campaign
• Ranked No. 1 at 120 lbs. throughout entire senior campaign by Wisconsin Wrestling Online
• Runner up at the 2015 Junior Greco-Roman Nationals
• Four-time Fargo placer, including a finals appearance

PERSONAL
• Son of Julie and Bryan Koontz
• Bryan wrestled for Central College (Pella, Iowa)
• Twin brother, Brady, is also a member of the Ohio State wrestling team
• Also has a sister, Shelby
• History major