Tate Orndorff

HWT

Player profile

  • Weight HWT
  • Year R-Senior
  • High School University
  • Hometown Spokane, Washington
  • Previous College Utah Valley University

🔊 Pronunciation

SEASONW-LDUALB1GMDTFPIN
2018-19 (UVU)26-914-4--260
2019-20 (UVU)18-49-1--434
at Utah Valley44-1323-5694
2020-21 (OSU)11-114-54-5301
2021-22 (OSU)19-117-43-4403
Career at OSU30-2211-97-9704
CAREER74-3534-147-9 (Big Ten)1398

CAREER HONORS

  • NCAA Qualifier (2019(15-seed, 2-2), 2020(8-seed, canceled), 2021(21-seed, 4-3/eighth), 2022(13-seed, 3-2))
  • Big Ten Championships (2021-6th, 2022-8th, 5-6 record)
  • Ohio State Scholar Athlete (2021, 2022)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2022)
  • NWCA Scholar All-America (2022)

2021-22 (Redshirt Senior)

  • Preseason No. 7 at HWT by InterMat
  • Academic All-Big Ten
  • NCAA Qualifier
  • Won Ohio Intercollegiate Open with 4-0 record
  • Finished the year 7-4 in duals, 7-4 in open events and 5-5 in the postseason
  • Wrestled at the U.S. Open Greco-Roman competition in Las Vegas in early May of 2022 and posted a 4-1 record (130kg) to finish third overall … also wrestled in the senior freestyle bracket at 125kg (1-2)
  • Earned a spot on the U.S. National Team (Greco-Roman) with a third-place finish at the World Team Trials (May 21-22) in Iowa … finished 4-2 at 130kg

Duals (7-4)
285 | No. 7 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. No. 33 Brandon Whitman (UNC) | D, 2-0
285 | No. 7 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. No. 14 Nathan Trexler (VT) | D, 3-2
285 | No. 6 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Mike Viramontes (NDC) | MD, 12-3
285 | No. 13 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. No. 31 Jake Slinger (PITT) | MD, 10-2
285 | No. 2 Mason Parris (UM) def. No. 12 Tate Orndorff (OSU) | Fall, 2:21
285 | No. 5 Tony Cassioppi (IOWA) def. No. 12 Tate Orndorff (OSU) MD, 13-4 21
285 | No. 12 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. No. 31 Zach Schrader (UMD) | D, 4-1
285 | No. 5 Greg Kerkvliet (PSU) def. No. 13 Tate Orndorff (OSU) | MD, 10-2
285 | No. 13 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Boone McDermott (RU) | D, 6-1
285 | No. 1 Gable Steveson (MINN) def. No. 13 Tate Orndorff (OSU) | TF, 19-4
285 | No. 13 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Jacob Bullock (IU) | D, 8-3

Ohio Intercollegiate Open (Nov. 14, 2021, Tiffin, Ohio)
Gold Division (Open) HWT (Tate Orndorff 4-0/1st)

Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Andrew Irick (IND) | Fall, 5:51
Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Luke Martin (Glenville St. Col.) | Fall, 1:59
Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Jordan Earnest (Ohio U.) | D, 8-1
Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Jacob Robb (Mercyhurst) | D, 10-3 (1st)

2021 Cliff Keen Invitational
(Dec. 3-4, 2021, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas)
HWT (Orndoff is No. 1 seed/3-2 Fourth)

No. 6 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Lee Herrington (UNK) | Fall, 2:32
No. 6 Tate Orndorff (OSU) vs. No. 30 Joe Doyle (BING) | MD, 10-2
No. 15 Yaraslau Slavikouski (HARV) def. No. 6 Tate Orndorff (OSU) | D, 3-2
No. 6 Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. No. 22 AJ Nevills (SDSU) | D, 4-4 (TB2)
No. 13 Christian Lance (NEB) def. No. 6 Tate Orndorff (OSU) | D. 9-4

2022 Big Ten Wrestling Championships, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 5-6
285 (Orndorff, 2-3, 8th)

Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Luke Luffman (ILL) | D, 3-2
Gable Steveson (MINN) def. Tate Orndorff (OSU) | TF-1.5 3:49 (20-5)
Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. Jacob Bullock (IND) | D, 7-4
Lucas Davison (NU) def. Tate Orndorff (OSU) | Fall, 0:46
Christian Lance (NEB) def. Tate Orndorff (OSU) | D, 3-2

2022 NCAA Championships, Detroit, Michigan March 17-19
Orndorff at the 2022 NCAA Championships (3-2)

HWT | (13) Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. (20) Joe Doyle (BING) | MD, 10-2
HWT | (4) Greg Kerkvliet (PSU) def. (13) Tate Orndorff (OSU) | MD, 10-1
HWT | (13) Tate Orndorff (OSU) def. (19) Luke Surber (OKST) | D, 5-0
HWT | (13) Tate Orndorff (OSU) vs. (5) Wyatt Hendrickson (AF) | D, 9-5
HWT | (7) Mason Parris (MICH) def. (13) Tate Orndorff (OSU) | MD, 12-1

2020-21 (Redshirt Junior)
• Posted an 11-11 record, 4-5 in duals
• Placed 5th at the Big Ten Championships and eighth at the NCAA Championships

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• NWCA All-American (2020)
• Two-time NCAA Qualifier for Utah Valley University (2019, 2020)
• 44-13 record in two seasons at Utah Valley
• Ascended as high as No. 3 nationally during 2019-20 season and was seeded eighth for the 2020 NCAA Championships
• Went 2-2 as the No. 15 seed in the 2019 NCAA Championships
• Garnered 17 wins over nationally-ranked opponents
• Two-time NWCA Scholar All-American and First Team Academic All-Big 12 honoree
• Senior U.S. Open finalist in Greco-Roman (2019)
• U23 World Greco-Roman Team Member (2019)
• Posted an overall high school record of 142-15 with 103 pins as two-time Washington state champion
• First Team USA Wrestling Senior All-American (2015)
• Washington’s Dave Schultz High School National Wrestling Hall of Fame Award winner (2015)
• Junior Greco National Champion (2015), Fila Cadet National Champion (2014) and Fargo National Cadet Freestyle runner-up (2013)
• Placed third in both Greco and Freestyle at the 2014 Fargo Junior Nationals
• Eagle scout also lettered for the University High School football and golf teams

PERSONAL
• Married to Brinley, a former soccer student-athlete for Utah Valley
• Son of Dave and Amy Orndorff
• Dave was an NCAA runner-up wrestler for Oregon State and also played football
• Brothers Tyson, Tegan and Tanner
• Tanner was a three-time NCAA Qualifier for Utah Valley
• Statistics major