Ben LeBrun
Ben LeBrun
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Strongsville
High School: Strongsville
Position: 174/184

ACADEMIC MAJOR:   Undecided

BW ATHLETICS INFORMATION: Ben LeBrun competed in his third season of wrestling at Baldwin Wallace University in 2014-2015. The two-time NCWA (National Wrestling Coaches Association) Scholar All-America and two-time Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference student-athlete earned his third varsity letter.

ACADEMIC HONORS:  Ben carries a 3.74 grade points average, is a Dean's List student and Jacket Scholar. He also is a member of the Chi Sigma Alpha Honor Society.

As a sophomore in 2013-2014, Ben was named Academic All-OAC and to the NCWA (National Wrestling Coaches Association) Scholar All-America team. As a junior in 2014-2015, Ben earned Academic All-OAC and NWCA Scholar All-America honors for the second time.

GENERAL WRESTLING INFORMATION: As a freshman in 2012-2013, Ben competed in his first season of wrestling and earned his first varsity letter. He was the starting 174-pounder and compiled an overall record of 17-19. Ben totaled three pins, 51 takedowns and 55 escapes. He also had eight reversals and five total near falls. BW finished 4-4 overall.

As a sophomore in 2013-2014, Ben competed in his second season of wrestling and earned his second letter.  Ben was the starting 174-pounder for the second straight season and compiled a 26-12 record with five pins. He had 58 takedowns, 35 escapes, three reversals and three near falls. He earned Academic All-OAC honors and was a NWCA (National Wrestling Coaches Association) Scholar All-American. BW finished 8-3 overall and 22nd at the 2014 NCAA Division III National Tournament.

As a junior in 2014-2015, Ben competed in his third season of wrestling and earned his third varsity letter. He started at 184 pounds and earned Academic All-OAC and NWCA Scholar All-America honors for the second straight year. Individually, Ben compiled a 27-13 record with three pins and one technical fall. He also had 68 takedowns, 47 escapes, two reversals and 18 total near falls. BW set a single-season school-record with 17 wins, a 17-6 record, including a 4-1 mark in the OAC, won the John Summa Memorial Tournament title, placed sixth at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional and 20th at the 2015 NCAA Div. III National Championship Tournament.

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HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: Ben LeBrun grew up in Strongsville, Ohio and graduated from Strongsville High School.

Ben competed four years of wrestling and earned four letters. He also played two seasons of football.  He earned All-Northeast Ohio Conference honors in wrestling.

FAMILY CONNECTION:  Ben's father, Dave LeBrun, is a former Yellow Jacket assistant wrestling coach.

This page was last updated by the SID on April 28, 2015