Updated Tue, Apr 30, 2013 9:09 am
The Ohio University wrestling team announced its newest additions to the team Monday. Four wrestlers make up the 2013 recruiting class. They have a combined high school record of 582-74. As a group the new members won three state championships in their respective states.
Ohio head coach Joel Greenlee adds two Ohio natives and two Illinois natives to his squad.
Noah Forrider of Marysville, Ohio, attended Marysville High School, where he had a career record of 169-16. He placed four times at the state tournament and was a champion at 138 pounds. Before joining the Bobcats he was ranked 14th in the all-class rankings by Flowrestling.com.
Greg Moray of Steubenville, Ohio, is also part of the 2013 class. Along with his 132-20 career record he also finished fourth and runner-up at the state tournament during his junior and senior seasons, respectively. He was also a two-time OVAC champion.
Sebastian Pique of Orland Park, Ill., carried a 147-12 record at Carl Sandburg High School. The peak of his success came in his sophomore year when he captured a state title. He did however finish first runner-up in his junior and senior years. In his freshman and sophomore seasons he placed third and fourth respectively at the Freestyle Cadet Nationals. He was also a member of the Cadet and Junior dual National Championship teams in Illinois.
Cullen Cummings is Ohio’s second addition from Illinois. Cummings hails from the same hometown –Downers Grove – as the Bobcat’s 184-pounder, Ryan Garringer. Cummings attended Downers North Grove High School and compiled a 134-26 record. He finished second and fourth in his junior and senior season, respectively, and qualified one more time in his high school career. Cummings is a multi-sport athlete who played on the 17 and under National Championship soccer team.