Name Tommy Rowlands
Weight 104 kg
|Sport Freestyle wrestling|
Height 1.92 m
Education Ohio State University
|Born June 3, 1981 (age 34) (1981-06-03) |
College team Ohio State Buckeyes Wrestling
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Tommy Rowlands (born June 3, 1981 in Columbus, Ohio) is a retired American wrestler.
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Rowlands wrestled for The Ohio State University from 2001-2004. During his career at Ohio State, he was a 2x NCAA Champion, 3x NCAA Finalist, 4x NCAA All-American, and 2x Big Ten Champion. He is the career record holder at Ohio State for takedowns (705), wins (164), and team points (703). Rowlands graduated from Bishop Ready High School in Columbus Ohio 1999. He was a two-time Ohio state champion (1997-99) and the 1999 National High School champion with a career high school record of 167-10 with 98 pins. He was also 2001 Big Ten freshman of the year.
Following graduation from Ohio State in 2004, Rowlands had a successful international wrestling career. From 2004-2012, he was a University World Champion, Pan-Am Champion, 2x U.S. Open Champion, and 6x U.S. National Team Member. Rowlands was narrowly defeated in the finals of the Olympic Trials in 2008 & 2012 and became one of the few 2x Olympic Alternates in American wrestling history. He retired from competition following the 2012 Olympic Trials.