Malik Heinselman won a Junior freestyle title in Fargo last summer (Photo/John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com)
Two-time state champion Malik Heinselman (Castle View, Colo.) verbally committed to Ohio State as part of their 2018 class on Tuesday evening. He is also a two-time UWW Cadet National freestyle champion, competing on the world team at 42 and 46 kilograms the last two years. In addition, Heinselman is a three-time Fargo freestyle champion, winning gold as a Cadet at 88 and 94 pounds while earning gold at the Junior 100-pound weight class this past summer.
Heinselman is currently ranked No. 1 nationally at 106 pounds, and is the No. 50 overall Class of 2018 prospect. He joins No. 17 Jaden Mattox (Central Crossing, Ohio) as part of the Buckeyes' 2018 recruiting class.