Ryan Ford
Ryan Ford
Weight: 157/165
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Covington, Ohio
High School: Covington
Position: 157/165

Started every dual and competed in EWL Tournament at 149 pounds … Won 10 matches on the season … Went 3-3 in EWL duals and was seeded fourth entering tournament … Placed second at EMU Open (Freshman/Sophomore Division) and won two matches over EWL foes at event … Won his first two career dual matches with wins against Northern Illinois and Indiana in a quad dual … Pinned a pair of Division I foes at Cleveland State Open … His first victory of the season came against an ACC opponent at Clarion Open.

Went 20-8 as an unattached collegian, competing exclusively at 149 pounds … Posted nine bonus-point victories on season, including four via pin … Won the JCU Open in February … Placed third at Ohio Intercollegiate Open (Freshman/Sophomore Division) … Also was fourth in Mat-Town Open II and fifth in Findlay Open and Storm Open … Won seven consecutive matches in one day at Findlay Open … Won six matches in one day at Storm Open, all against Division I opposition.

Placed among the top four at OHSAA state meet on three occasions, including two third-place finishes … Finished with 201 career wins at Covington, the most in school history and among the top 15 all-time in state history according to OHSAA … Compiled 882 takedowns in his career, most in school history and seventh-most in state history … Helped team to top-six finishes on two occasions … Two-time selection to All-Ohio Academic Team … Was inducted into the National Honor Society at Covington.