Benjamin Hooff
Benjamin Hooff
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Worthington
High School: Thomas Worthington
Major: Exercise Science

Career Synopsis:

  • Wrestled for five seasons and earned three varsity letters
  • Received a medical hardship season of eligibility in 2019-2020
  • Compiled a 79-47 career record to rank 25th all-time in school history in victories
  • Earned All-OAC honors at 157 pounds in 2016-2017
  • Had 13 career pins, one technical fall and 12 major decisions
  • Also had 140 carer takedowns, 108 escapes, 25 reversals and 30 total near falls

2019-2020:

  • Competed and started at 165 pounds
  • Placed fourth at the NCAA Division III Central Region Championships
  • Compiled a 17-5 record
  • Had career-high-tying four pins and one major decision
  • Also had 28 takedowns, 18 escapes, one reversal and three near falls
  • Earned his third varsity letter

2018-2019:

  • Competed at either 157 or 165 pounds
  • Injured early in the season and received a medical hardship season of eligibility
  • Compiled a 2-3 record with seven escapes and one near fall
  • Received a Certificate of Participation

2017-2018:

  • Competed at 157 or 165 pounds
  • Placed sixth at the NCAA Division III Central Regional Tournament
  • Tied for sixth on team with a career-high 30 wins
  • Had a record of 30-14
  • Had a career-high-tying four pins, one technical fall and four major decisions
  • Also had 40 takedowns, 31 escapes, seven reversals and nine near falls
  • Earned second varsity letter

2016-2017:

  • Competed at 157 or 165 pounds
  • Earned second-team All-Ohio Athletic Conference honors at 157 pounds
  • Compiled a 23-14 record
  • Had a career-high four pins and six major decisions
  • Also had a ccareer-high 53 takedowns and 11 reversals with 0 escapes and eight near falls
  • Earned first varsity letter

2015-2016:

  • Competed at 157 pounds
  • Compiled a 7-11 record
  • Had one pinand one major decision
  • Also had 19 takedowns, 18 escapes, five reversals and 10 near falls
  • Received a Certificate of Participation.

High School Information:

  • Competed for four years in wrestling and earned four varsity letters
  • An Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) State Tournament qualifier in 2014
  • Two-time OHSAA All-District qualifier
  • Named an Ohio Capital Conference Scholar-Athlete
  • A Merit Roll student

Personal Information:

  • An Exercise Science major
  • Son of Sam and Karrie Hooff
This page was last updated on March 9, 2020 by KR