Ohio State All Decade Team


Ohio State has been one of the best teams in the country for as long as most can remember and even winning a team title in 2015. We put together an all decade team consisting of the best wrestlers to come out of the Ohio State program in the past 10 years.

125- Nathan Tomasello

Unlike some weight classes I am writing about. This weight only has one true contender. Tomasello is a 4x Big Ten champion along with being a 4x All American.Who was able to win it all his freshman year and didn’t get below third the rest of his four trips to the NCAA Tournament He also was able to become alternate for the Olympic Games. He was short but built a solid as a 149 pounder he was quick and strong witch is the perfect 125 pounder in my mind he is the only guy perfectly fits this spot.

133- Luke Pletcher

Some will say this spot belongs to the best to ever do it for the Buckeyes ,but you will see him up at the next weight. Pletcher wrestled at this weight for three years before making his way up to 141, at 133 he was able to capture 2 fourth place finishes at the NCAA Tournament along with being a 2 time Big Ten finalist. Pletcher became a staple part of the line up. He was strong and hard to score on which makes him perfect for this spot.

141- Logan Stieber

Where do we even start when talking about this guy, there has only been 3 other people to ever do what he was able to accomplish. Stieber was able to capture 4 NCAA titles while wrestling with the Buckeyes two at 133 pounds and two at 141 pounds. Which makes him one if not just the best wrestlers of all time but one of the greatest athletes that has walked the halls of Ohio State.

149- Sammy Sasso

The Dark Knight from Nazareth Pennsylvania has had some amazing matches before puling up the red and grey straps. He was a two-time Pennsylvania state champion, placing top-3 all four seasons. He then kept that momentum going in to college being a 3 time Big Ten Finalist 2020-2nd 2021-1st 2022-2nd and a 3 time All American 2020,2021 2nd, 2022 5th. He is the only guy on the active roster and I see him going down as a Buckeye great.

157- Micah Jordan

The first of the Jordan brothers on this list. He had some amazing matches with tons of hammers. He was able to claim 3 All American finishes while at Ohio State. This last name will forever be a part of the Ohio State wrestling legacy.

165- Bo Jordan

Another member of the legendary family that filled that Buckeye line up. Bo was a staple of the line up from the time he stepped foot on campus. Bo was able to capture 4 all American titles and took one trip to the national finals.

174- Nick Heflin

Ohio State has become known for its freestyle wrestlers, and Heflin is certainly one of the standouts. The 3x All-American for the Buckeyes and 2014 NCAA runner-up at 197 pounds. Was a two-time All-American at 174 before moving up for his senior campaign finishing fifth at the NCAA tournament both years.

This was one of the tougher calls, because Myles Martin won his NCAA wrestling title at 174 in his freshman year, but only spent one year in the weight class.

184- Myles Martin

Myles Martin is another 4x All American never finishing worse than fifth at the NCAA tournament. The 2016 champ at 174 pounds moved up for his sophomore season and was one of the most electrifying wrestlers of the decade. He won the Big Ten championship in his senior campaign and continues to impress on the freestyle scene, finishing second at Senior Nationals thus earning a spot at the Olympic trials

197- Kollin Moore

Moore has held this spot for the Buckeyes his entire career, and has yet to finish worse than fourth at the NCAA tournament. The 4x time All American and senior captain is a premier takedown artist.He regularly played catch and release en route to tech fall after tech fall over his opponents. Although Heflin and Snyder both finished as NCAA runners-up at this weight the all-decade spot at 197 is all about the 3x Big Ten champ who was picked to win it all before the pandemic struck in 2020 shutting down the NCAA Tournament.

285- Kyle Snyder

By far the easiest choice on the list, Snyder was the heavyweight of the decade for the Buckeyes. The final wrestler on this list, Snyder went three-for-three in the NCAA finals at 285 pounds and won three Big Ten titles along the way. He was a three-time Ohio State Male Athlete of the Year and received the 2018 Big Ten Medal of Honor for his accomplishments. Along with this he was able to capture 7 world and olympic medals including Olympic gold in 2016 and Silver in 2021.

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