BALDWIN WALLACE ATHLETICS INFORMATION: Jessie Gunter will be entering his second season of wrestling at Baldwin Wallace University in 2013-2014. Jesse earned his first varsity letter last season as a freshman.
GENERAL WRESTLING INFORMATION: As a freshman in 2012-2013, Jesse competed in his first season of wrestling and earned his first varsity letter. He was the starting 125-pounder and compiled a 29-2 overall record and was ranked fifth in the final regular season NWCA (National Wrestling Coaches Association) Brute-adidas poll. Jesse also was named as a first-team All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection by the OAC Coaches. He had eight pins and one technical fall. Jesse had 49 takedowns, 36 escapes, two reversals and 22 near falls. He was named as the OAC Wrestler of the Week on November 12, 2012 for his efforts at the Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) College Tournament. He won the OAC Wrestler of the Week award again on December 3, 2012 for his efforts at the Dec. 1 Rochester (N.Y.) Institute of Technology Tournament. He also was named as the 2012 RIT Tony Wallace Co-Most Outstanding Wrestler award-winner. Jesse won four individual tourney titles (at Washington & Jefferson, at RIT, at the East Coast Classic at Johnson & Wales, R.I. University and at the Manchester, Ind.) Tournament.
HIGH SCHOOL BACKGROUND: Jesse attended Coventry High School in Akron. He was a four-year letterman in wrestling. He placed in the Sectional and District tournaments and placed third at the OHSAA (Ohio High School Athletic Association) state tournament.
Jesse also excells academically. He was a member of National Honors Society.