Stiebers earn top seeds for NCAA Nationals

Three area wrestlers are scheduled to compete in the NCAA Division I National Championships.
Fandy.com Staff
Mar 16, 2013

Logan Stieber and Hunter Stieber, of The Ohio State University, are the top seeds at 133 and 141 pounds, respectively.

They are Monroeville graduates.

Also scheduled to compete in the Nationals is OSU senior C.J. Magrum, an Oak Harbor graduate.

The NCAA Championships are March 21 to 23 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Red-shirt sophomore Logan Stieber (21-0) will take on Duke’s Brandon Gambucci (19-6) in the opening round.

The winner will then face either Shelton Mack (17-9, Pittsburgh)-Levi Wolfensperger (23-8, University of Northern Iowa) in the next round.

The second seed is Iowa’s Tony Ramos.

Logan Stieber gained a 3-1 SV win over Ramos in the 133 Big Ten final Sunday.

It was Stieber’s second straight conference crown.

Stieber is the defending 133 national champion.

Meanwhile, sophomore Hunter Stieber takes a 31-0 mark in the nationals.

Stieber starts the tournament against Virginia’s Joseph Spisak (21-5).

The winner is scheduled to take on the Julian Feikert (21-17, Oklahoma State)-Richard Durso (37-3, Franklin & Marshall) winner.

The second seed is Oklahoma’s Kendric Maple.

Hunter Stieber came through with an 8-3 decision over Iowa’s Mark Ballweg in the Big Ten finals Sunday.

Ballweg is the seventh seed.

Hunter Stieber finished sixth in the NCAA Championships last season.

Magrum (16-7) is slated to open against Missouri's Mike Larson (27-10), the No. 11 seed, at 184.

If Magrum wins, he will take on either Brown's Ophir Bernstein (24-9) or Binghampton's Cody Reed (18-13).

Comments

tkrickjr

Tessari got kicked off the team for getting in a fight. He beat the guy up pretty bad from what I heard. He might be aloud back next yr though

the bull

Sounds like the kid has a shot at the UFC.