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Ohio Wrestling Picked 15th by Wrestling Inside Newsmagazine

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The Wrestling Inside Newsmagazine (WIN) announced their Preseason Tournament Power Index recently. WIN ranked the Ohio wrestling team as 15th in the nation.

Furthermore, five Bobcats were named to the top 20 in their weight classes.

Spartak Chino and Phil Wellington ranked highest for the Bobcats at sixth place for their respective classes.

Chino, a senior in the 157-pound class, was picked after finishing with a 22-13 record and NCAA Championships trip last season. Wellington also earned a chance to compete at NCAA Championships last season ending with 24-8 mark. The senior competed in the 197-pound class.

Other Bobcats include Tywan Claxton, Cody Walters and Andrew Romanchik. WIN rated Claxton as 11th overall at 149 pounds, Walters in seventh at 174 pounds and Romanchik at 20th in the 184-pound class.

Head coach Joel Greenlee is in his 19th season as Ohio wrestling head coach. The team kicks off their season November 2nd at the Michigan State Open.