On May 16, former Ohio State wrestler and standout MMA fighter Kevin Randleman was posthumously announced as an inductee to the UFC Hall of Fame by UFC president Dana White.
Twelve all-time Buckeye greats will be inducted into the Ohio State Athletics Hall of Fame this fall.
The distinguished class of 2020 includes Aaron Brown (football), Eric Brunner (men’s soccer), Karen Dennis (director of track and field and cross country), Amanda Furrer (rifle), Steven Kehoe (men’s volleyball), Daren Lynch (men’s Read More
Luke Pletcher of the Ohio State wrestling team and Bia Franklin of the women’s volleyball team both won the Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award.
Members of every team at each Big Ten school were selected by their institutions as Sportsmanship Award honorees, with two Outstanding Read More
Kevin Randleman, a two-time national champion for the Ohio State wrestling team, has been named to the UFC Hall of Fame Class for 2020.
After winning three Big Ten titles and two national championships, Randleman totaled 17 mixed martial arts victories as well as the UFC heavyweight title.
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Malik Heinselman, Rocky Jordan, Kollin Moore, Luke Pletcher, Kaleb Romero and Sammy Sasso earned spots on the 2020 NWCA Scholar All-American Team as NCAA Qualifiers with cumulative grade-point averages greater than 3.20.
Ohio State has boasted a remarkable 20 NWCA Scholar All-Americans across the last three seasons under head Read More
Tate Orndorff, an All-American heavyweight, signed with Ohio State wrestling after competing for three years at Utah Valley.
The Spokane, Wash., native earned 2020 NWCA First Team All-American accolades and has two seasons of eligibility remaining as a redshirt junior for the 2020-21 campaign.
Orndorff boasts a 44-13 collegiate record Read More
Like usual, numerous Ohio State wrestlers earned All-America honors.
However, the six Buckeyes who were named All-Americans received the accolades through unusual circumstances.
Traditional All-America honors could not be awarded because of the cancellation of the NCAA Championships, so the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) announced its 2020 All-America team Read More
Luke Pletcher, a two-time All-American and the 2020 Big Ten Champion at 141 pounds is moving on from Ohio State after the cancellation of winter sport championships cut his senior season short of title contention.
Pittsburgh announced on Wednesday that Pletcher would be serving as a volunteer coach for its Read More
Ohio State may not have been able to compete at the NCAA Championships on March 19-21 as it was hoping to because of the spread of COVID-19, but a Buckeye still picked up some hardware today, thanks to the impressive regular season he put together.
Sammy Sasso, a 149-pound freshman Read More
Note: This piece initially ran in the March 21 edition of Buckeye Sports Bulletin.
Quinn Kinner looks natural, just as he always has. He’s smooth on the mat, fluid in his transition and rapidly approaching elite from the top position, which is one of the first things that Ohio State Read More