Justin Ransom
Justin Ransom
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Madison
High School: Madison
Major: Pre-Physical Therapy


  • 2019 National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar All-American selection
  • 2019 NCAA Division III National qualifier at 184 pounds (second straight year)
  • Owns a 24-7 season and a 71-26 career mark with a .732 winning percentage
  • He has for pins
  • His 71 career wins is tied for 32nd all-time
  • Placed third at the NCAA Division III Central Regional
  • Earned All-Cetral Region honors (second straight year)
  • Earned second-team All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors
  • Won the 184-pound title at the BW Invitational on November 17, 2018


  • NCAA Division III National Championships qualifier and had a 1-2 record at the 2018 NCAA Div. III National Championship Tournament in Cleveland
  • All-Central Region selection with third place finish
  • All-Ohio Athletic Conference second-team selection
  • Won a career-high 27 macthes and had a record of 27-12
  • Tallied a career-best nine major decisions with one technical fall
  • Earned second varsity letter


  • Compiled a 20-7 record 
  • Recorded five pins and one technical fall 
  • Earned first varsity letter


  • Attended Ashtabula branch of Kent State University 


  • Attended Belmont Abbey (N.C.) College in the fall semester and was a member of the wrestling team
  • Transferred to Lake Erie (Ohio) College 

High School

  • Finished fifth at the 2014 Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) State Championships
  • Two-time OHSAA State Qualifier (2013 and 2014)
  • Three-time OHSAA sectional champion (2012, 2013 and 2014)
  • Two-time Premier Athletic Conference champion (2013 and 2014)
  • Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Member of the Honor Roll


  • Dean's List student
  • Son of Ted and Kolleen Ransom 
  • Story on Justin in the Ashtabula Star-Beacon (HERE)


This page was last updated on February 25, 2019