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A native of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, Romero was a four time Ohio state champion for Mechanicsburg. A recipient of the Dave Schultz high school excellence award in 2017, Romero amassed a career record of 202-3 going undefeated his last two seasons of high school.

  1. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Ohio State Buckeyes

    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Ohio State Buckeyes

    Apr 6, 2022

    A 13th place finish at the national tournament isn’t quite what Ohio State wrestling fans have become accustomed to under head coach Tom Ryan. However, they have a lot to be excited about with both the amount of talent returning and the fact that they are bringing in one of the best recruiting classes of all time.
  2. Big 10 Tournament Preview & Predictions - The Upperweights

    Big 10 Tournament Preview & Predictions - The Upperweights

    Mar 2, 2022

    What if I told you that there weren’t just multiple returning NCAA champions in the top three weights at the Big Ten tournament, but multiple Olympic medalists? Because that’s exactly what we’ve got at the 2022 Big Ten tournament!
  3. Preview: #1 Iowa vs #6 Ohio State

    Preview: #1 Iowa vs #6 Ohio State

    Jan 19, 2022

    The top-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes (10-0) take on #6 Ohio State (5-1) on Friday, January 21 in Columbus, Ohio, at 8 p.m. Eastern. The match will be aired live on the Big Ten Network but FloWrestling has you covered with a watch party for a second-screen experience. Here's a breakdown of the dual and what you can expect.
  4. 2021 CKLV Pre-Seeds Are HERE!

    2021 CKLV Pre-Seeds Are HERE!

    Dec 1, 2021

    The Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational is the toughest early-season tournament and the pre-seeds are finally here! There are multiple national champions and over 100 ranked wrestlers in the field - take a look below to see the pre-seeds at every weight.
  5. Cliff Keen Las Vegas Upperweight Preview & Predictions

    Cliff Keen Las Vegas Upperweight Preview & Predictions

    Dec 1, 2021

    Outside of the NCAA championship, the CKLV is perhaps the biggest bracketed wrestling event of the season. Certainly, it is the most consequential prior to the start of the holiday break.
  6. The Super Staffs Of The NCAA

    The Super Staffs Of The NCAA

    Sep 17, 2021

    For some time now the topic in major team sports leagues has been the formation of super teams and what they can accomplish. With the movement in coaching this summer the question should now arise: what about coaching super staffs in college wrestling? Some may come easily to mind but there are more than you may think.
  7. Projecting Every Seed At The Big Ten Championships

    Projecting Every Seed At The Big Ten Championships

    Feb 26, 2021

    The post-season is here. We have to wait an extra week for the biggest and baddest conference tournament of them all, but that just gives us more time to preview, prognosticate, and predict what will happen. Below is the projected seed for every weight at the Big Ten tournament with the number of allocations listed below. Pre seeds will be released early next week.
  8. NCAA Week 8 Roundup

    NCAA Week 8 Roundup

    Feb 22, 2021

    Week 8 of NCAA wrestling didn't have very many matches, but it still brought some important developments before conference weekend #1 kicks off on Friday. Here are the biggest stories of the week.
  9. Match Notes: #2 Penn State vs #12 Ohio State

    Match Notes: #2 Penn State vs #12 Ohio State

    Feb 19, 2021

    With 16 ranked starters between Penn State and Ohio State, this dual could be one of the best of the season. If you can't watch live, refresh this page regularly for updates on all the action as it happens.
  10. Tech Notes: Carter Starocci vs Kaleb Romero

    Tech Notes: Carter Starocci vs Kaleb Romero

    Feb 18, 2021

    Tomorrow night the #3 ranked Penn State Nittany Lions will travel to Columbus to take on the #9 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes. One match up that I have circled is going to be at 174 pounds, No. 3 Kaleb Romero will be taking on #5 Carters Starocci. While both of these athletes have displayed an ability to get the job done against some of the nations top competition both have had technical and tactical hiccups in the past few weeks that leads you to believe that this match could go a number of different ways. Below are a few technical points for you to focus on before Friday’s Big Ten showdown. 
  11. Match Notes: Michigan and Ohio State Comes Down To Final Match

    Match Notes: Michigan and Ohio State Comes Down To Final Match

    Feb 12, 2021

    An epic dual between #2 Michigan and #8 Ohio State came down to the final match, which of course went into the second tiebreakers. See how it all unfolded below.
  12. Match Notes: #1 Iowa Shells #12 Ohio State 33-14

    Match Notes: #1 Iowa Shells #12 Ohio State 33-14

    Feb 7, 2021

    It's the penultimate weekend for college wrestling duals. Forget your foosball game and get ready for the real super sporting event this Sunday.
  13. Match Notes: #15 Ohio State vs #22 Rutgers Goes To The Wire

    Match Notes: #15 Ohio State vs #22 Rutgers Goes To The Wire

    Jan 24, 2021

    We've got Sunday Big Ten wrestling on tap between #8 Ohio State and #14 Rutgers. The action starts at 12:00 PM EST, 11:00 CT. With 12 ranked individuals including #1 Sebastian Rivera at 141 and #1 Sammy Sasso at 149, this will be an action-packed dual.
  14. The 2020 Flo NCAA Award For Breakout Performance Of The Year

    The 2020 Flo NCAA Award For Breakout Performance Of The Year

    Apr 20, 2020

    Nobody got the ending they wanted from the 2019-20 season. Covid-19 canceled the NCAA Championship Tournament, truncating a superb season before it could be properly concluded. But that doesn't mean we can't honor the extraordinary efforts the student-athletes put forth on the mat.
  15. Can Ohio State Bring Home Its 6th Straight NCAA Team Trophy?

    Can Ohio State Bring Home Its 6th Straight NCAA Team Trophy?

    Feb 19, 2020

    Ohio State wrapped up their dual meet season at Penn State last weekend and will now regroup for the Big Ten and NCAA Championships. They have brought home a team trophy in each of the last five seasons. What will it take for them to earn their sixth in a row?