Two-Time All-American Amar Dhesi Returning To The Mat

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Oregon State made an announcement regarding the status of Amar Dhesi today. Dhesi is the highest returning placer at heavyweight, having finished third last season.

Below is the official release from the Beavers' athletic department.

CORVALLIS, OR -- Two-time All-American heavyweight Amar Dhesi is returning to the Oregon State wrestling program as announced by head coach Jim Zalesky on Tuesday.

Dhesi returns to Oregon State after taking the first quarter off of school to train for the 2018 World Wrestling Championships, which were held in Budapest, Hungary in October. He will rejoin his collegiate teammates in Corvallis for the second quarter at OSU and compete in his final year of NCAA eligibility.

The two-time Pac-12 Champion recorded a third-place finish at the 2018 NCAA Wrestling Championships in Cleveland, the highest placing for an Oregon State wrestler since 1998. The Surrey, B.C. native returns to Corvallis with an 84-19 career record after tying for a team-high in wins last season with 25. Dhesi currently sits in the top 50 in the OSU record books for career pins (21) and career winning percentage (.816).

Let's Settle This: Victor Voinovich vs Jesse Vasquez At Who's #1

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The 145-pound match at Who's #1 is going to be a doozy: Victor Voinovich of Ohio against Jesse Vasquez of California.

Yianni's Summer Overseas

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Injuries and fate have conspired to keep Yianni Diakomihalis, a two-time Cadet world champion, from competing overseas since September of 2016. Yianni made up for his international absence this summer, competing in Europe in two high-caliber competitions.

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FRL 400: What Non-Big Ten Teams Have The Brightest Future?

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Episode 400 of FRL covers the non-B1G programs with the most potential, the return of both Cyona and Kyle Bratke's Alien Hour, as well as a little Zain/Yianni and Olympic Redshirt talk.

How Much Does Ohio State Rely On In-State Talent At NCAAs?

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Any way you slice it, Ohio is considered a "power state" when it comes to wrestling, and the Buckeyes have reaped the benefits of the high school talent available to them.

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Zahid Valencia Does Not Plan To Take An Olympic Redshirt

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Zahid Valencia is entering his final season at Arizona State right as we are entering an Olympic year.

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Zain/Yianni Wrestle-Off Date And Location Announced

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It's going down for real! Yianni Diakomihalis is wrestling Zain Retherford on Monday, September 2, at Wilkes University in Wilkes, Barre, Pennsylvania.

2019 World Championship Preview: 61kg

After years of close calls, being in World Team Trials finals and making national teams, Tyler Graff has broken through. On Saturday, September 21, Graff will finally get a chance to wrestle in the world championships.

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#3 Seth Shumate Staying In-State, Verbals To Ohio State

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Seth Shumate is one of the best young upperweight prospects in the country, and he has already made his college decision.

Timmy Box Earns Silver At Odessa Beach Wrestling World Series

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Timmy Box was the lone American in the men's division of the Odessa Beach Wrestling World Series, but the former NCAA national qualifier for the Northern Colorado Bears made the most of his trip. The California native won all three of his matches in pool play and a semifinal match before falling just shy of the title in the finals match. 

Cadet World Teammates Richard Figueroa And Stevo Poulin To Meet At Who's #1

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Who's #1 will decide the top spot at 113 pounds when Cadet world teammates Richard Figueroa II and Stevo Poulin face each other.