James Ritchie
James Ritchie
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Carlisle
High School: Carlisle
Major: Masters in Business Management


  • Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection
  • Won the 285-pound title at the BW Invitational on November 17, 2018


  • Did not wrestle due to an injury


  • National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar All-American
  • James received a BW Academic Excellence Award for having the Highest Grade Point Average on the wrestling team
  • Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference selection
  • Placed second at the 2017 John Summa Tournament in the 197 weight class 
  • Compiled a 21-7 record with 10 pins
  • Had 26 takedowns, 24 escapes, four reversals and six total near falls
  • Earned second varsity letter


  • Academic All-OAC selection
  • Finished the year with an 8-7 record at 174 pounds
  • Earned three pins
  • Tallied 17 takedowns and 36 near falls with six escapes and five reversals
  • Earned first varsity letter


  • Finished the year with a 2-9 record at 174 pounds 
  • Earned five escapes

High School

  • Four-year letterwinner in wrestling
  • Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) State Tournament qualifier 
  • All-District runner-up as a senior


  • Graduate student in Business Management
  • Carries a 3.92 grade point average
  • Dean's List student
  • Jacket Scholar
  • Member of the Alpha Lambda and Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Societies
  • Son of Tim and Jetina Ritchie 
This page was last updated on March 14, 2019