Wrestling | Ohio State’s Sammy Sasso named nation’s top freshman
Ohio State wrestler Sammy Sasso has been named national freshman of the year.
Sasso, a redshirt freshman, went 24-3, including 9-0 in Big Ten dual meets. He was seeded third at 149 pounds entering the NCAA championships, which were canceled.
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Ohio State senior Kollin Moore finished second in voting for the Dan Hodge Trophy, awarded to the nation’s top wrestler. Moore was 27-0 and was to be the No. 1 seed at 197 pounds for the NCAA championships after winning his third Big Ten title.
Spencer Lee, a 125-pounder from Iowa, won the Hodge.