Mike Ottinger
Mike  Ottinger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Schnecksville, Pa.

High School:
Parkland

Weight:
174

Major:
Mathematics (3.05 GPA)


2015-16: Placed second at the MAC Championships at 174 lbs. … posted a 30-8 overall record including a perfect 8-0 mark in MAC duals and 14-1 mark in all dual meets … started the season on a tear, winning his first 12 matches … went 5-0 at the Michigan State Open (11/15), capturing the 174-lb. title … won four matches at the Reno Tournament of Champions (12/20), taking fifth place … placed seventh at the Southern Scuffle (1/1-1/2) … defeated three-straight nationally-ranked opponents – No. 9 Cody Walters of Ohio (3-2), No. 9 Blaise Butler of Missouri (3-2) and No. 13 Davonte Mahomes of Michigan (8-4) … knocked off No. 19 Rickey Robertson, 6-3, in home dual meet win over Wisconsin (2/18) … fell 4-3 in the second tiebreaker in the MAC Championships 174-lb. title bout … seeded 10th at 174 lbs. for the NCAA Championships (3/17-3/19) … went 1-2 at the NCAA Championships.

2014-15:
Redshirted.

2013-14: Went 27-7  at 174 lbs ... went 4-1 and defeated Navy's Mathew Miller to claim third place in the open division at the Michigan State Open (11/9/13) ... defeated Drexel's Bryan Sternlieb and Oregon State's Joe Latham at Eastern Michigan Duals (11/16/13) ... earned first pin of the season over Sacred Heart's Jon Scheidegger (11/30/13) ... defeated No. 7 Cody Walters of Ohio, 2-1 (1/17/14) ... defeated No. 8 Tanner Weatherman of Iowa State, 4-3 (2/17/14) ... defeated Nick Kaczanowski of Michigan State by a 4-3 decision at Michigan State Duals (2/22/14) ... placed third at the MAC Championships, finishing 3-1 ... went 2-2 at the NCAA Championships.

2012-13: Finsished 23-15 ... won second straight MAC title at 165 pounds (3/10/13) ... won by decision over David Meza of Cal State Bakersfield, 3-2 (2/17/13) ... won by decision over Connor King of Cal Poly, 9-2 (2/17/13) ... won by decision over Bret Baumbach of Stanford, 5-3 (2/16/13) ...won by decision over Jacob Davis of Eastern Michigan, 9-3 (2/8/13) ... won by decision over Tyler Buckwalter of Kent State, 3-2 (1/27/13) ... named the MAC Wrestler of the Week (1/23/13) ... won by 6-4 decision over No. 10 Zach Toal of Missouri, 6-4 (1/20/13) ... took a 13-5 major decision from Dan Burk of Northern Illinois (1/18/13) ... won by a techincal fall at the 7:00 mark over Robert Schlitt of Bucknell (1/6/13) ... won by a 2-1 decision over Mark Lewandowski of Buffalo (12/8/12) ... won by decision over Nick Terdick of Hofstra, 5-0 (11/24/13).

2011-12: MAC champion at 165 pounds ... won three straight matches at the MAC Championships (3/4/12) to claim the title as the No.1 seed ... defeated No. 2 seed Mark Lewandowski of Buffalo on a riding-time tiebreaker in the title match ... along with Zach Horan, became the first true freshman teammates in school history to qualify for the NCAA Championships (3/15-17/12) ... went 0-2 at the national tournament ... shared CMU's Freshman of the Year award with Horan ... competed unattached, going 4-1 to claim a runner-up finish in the freshman/sophomore 165-pound division at the Michigan State Open (11/12) ... earned first career dual victory when he defeated Stanford's Matt Schneider, 6-4 (11/20/11) ... defeated No. 20 Mark Lewandowski of Buffalo in a MAC dual by a 6-3 decision (12/10) ... earned first fall of season at Bison Duals, pinning Sacred Heart's Sam Sheppard (12/17/11) ... won a pair of matches at Midlands (12/29-30/11) ... improved to 3-0 in MAC duals with a 10-3 decision over Eastern Michigan's Lester France (1/13/12) ... claimed a 5-3 decision over No. 16 Dan Yates of Michigan that tied the dual meet score at 10-10 ... remained unbeaten in MAC duals with an 18-8 major decision over Kent State's Ross Tice (1/29/12) ... split two matches at National Duals (2/12), posting a 9-1 major decision over American's Mark Cirello ... closed dual meet season with a pair of victories: rallied for a 9-7 decision over Michigan State's David Cheza (2/16/12) and pinned Purdue's Kyle Mosier (2/19/12) ... named MAC Wrestler of the Week for performance against MSU and Purdue.

High School: Pennsylvania Class AAA 160-pound state champion in 2011 ... posted a 32-3 overall record during state championship season ... two-time District 11 champion ... capped high school career at the Dapper Dan Classic with 6-4 win over five-time Minnesota state champion Destin McCauley, who entered the event on a 98-match winning streak ... career record of 130-35 ... named the District 11 Class AAA Wrestling Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... 3.37 GPA ... four-year letterman on the soccer team ... all-area in soccer as a senior ... had 13 goals and 13 assists as a senior ... finished career with 39 goals and 29 assists ... ranks sixth on the school's career scoring list.
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