Hunter Ladnier
Hunter Ladnier
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Rocky River, Ohio
High School: St. Edward
Position: 149

Freshman (2016-17)
NCAA Championships qualifier at 149 pounds … All-Ivy League second team … Tallied a 19-14 record, including a 6-2 mark in dual action … Tallied a team-high five technical falls to go with three pins … Took fifth at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open, going 4-2 … Claimed sixth-place at the Keystone Classic with a 5-2 record … Picked up one victory apiece at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invite and Midlands … Opened dual play with two victories by technical fall, over Franklin & Marshall’s Sam Butler and Columbia’s Sam Ward, and a pin over Bucknell’s Seth Hogue … Pinned Penn’s Joe Oliva in 5:17 … Closed the dual slate with wins by decision over Brown’s Travis Vasquez and Hofstra’s Ryan Berkert … Went 3-1 at the EIWA Championships, including a victory over the #11 ranked wrestler nationally, to take second … Went 0-2 at the NCAA Championships.

Before Harvard
Four-time letterwinner in wrestling at St. Edward High … Two-time captain ... Ranked as high as No. 3 in the nation … 2016 Ohio state champion … Finished second at state championship in 2015 … Walsh Ironman champion … Undefeated at the Clash … 2014 Medina Invitational champion … Two-time NLISCA All-American … 2016 sectional and district champion .. Finished third at 2016 FloNationals … Helped St. Edward win five state championships (three individual tournament, two dual meet) … Four-time honor roll selection … Three-time Academic All-Ohio … Eagle Scout … Brother, William, wrestled at NYU.