Oct. 7, 2014


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Stieber brothers – Logan at 141 pounds and Hunter at 149 pounds – are ranked first and second, respectively, in the Flowrestling preseason individual rankings. Additionally, the Buckeyes are fourth in the team rankings, one of four Big Ten teams in the top five.

Logan, a three-time national champion, is also ranked first overall in the pound-for-pound rakings. Hunter checks in at No. 10, making Ohio State the only Big Ten school with two representatives in the top 10.

Overall, Ohio State has five wrestlers ranked in the top 10 of their respective weight classes. Johnni DiJulius checks in at No. 7 at 133 pounds, Josh Demas is seventh at 157 pounds and Kenny Courts is ranked ninth at 184 pounds.

Other Buckeyes in the rankings include Nathan Tomasello (12th, 125 pounds), Bo Jordan (16th, 165 pounds), Mark Martin (12th, 174 pounds) and Nick Tavanello (12th, heavyweight). True freshmen are not included in the rankings.

In the team rakings, Ohio State is No. 4, behind only Minnesota, Iowa and Cornell. Nine Big Ten teams are in the top 20 – including six in the top 10. Of those six, Ohio State will host three of them (Iowa, Penn State, Minnesota) during the 2014-15 dual meet season.

Season tickets for new accounts are on sale now and can be secured with a deposit for as little as $15 for general admission seats and $25 for reserved seats. Fans interested in becoming a season ticket holder can contact the Ohio State Athletic Ticket Sales Department at 1-800-GOBUCKS (select option 2) or for pricing, details and information. Information on season ticket renewals, single-match tickets and the Big Ten Wrestling Championships, hosted at Ohio State March 7-8, 2015, will be available shortly at