When Kyle Snyder was a freshman wrestling for Ohio State, he lost a few matches early in his career before making it all the way to the NCAA title match and losing once more.
On Sunday, for the first time since 2015 competing for the Buckeyes, Snyder lost another match. In this contest, he faced the No. 2 wrestler in the country within the 285-pound weight class in Michigan’s Adam Coon.
Snyder is of course ranked as the No. 1 wrestler for his class. After all, he is the youngest gold medalist in wrestling history.
Keep in mind that Snyder — who competes in the Olympics at 213 pounds — is typically wrestling opponents in college who are around 60 pounds heavier than him. It hasn’t been in issue to this point of course, considering he hasn’t lost in three years.
Here is the end of Snyder’s loss to Coon:
As long as Snyder and Coon keep winning their respective matches going forward, the two should meet in the Big Ten Tournament and potentially NCAA Tournament to end Snyder’s final season with the Buckeyes.
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