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Kent State Tuscarawas signs Teays Valley graduate to wrestling team

Isaiah Grier of Ashville Teays Valley High School, seated left, signs a national letter of intent with his father Sam Grier of Commercial Point, Ohio. Standing are Kent State Tuscarawas assistant coach Bill Meeks and Kent State Tuscarawas head wrestling coach Dave Schlarb.


Kent State University at Tuscarawas announced the signing of an Ashville Teays Valley High School graduate to its wrestling team. Isaiah Grier, a 2016 graduate, committed to wrestle for the Kent State Tuscarawas Golden Eagles wrestling team on March 24.

Grier was a two-year varsity letter winner for the Vikings, where he compiled a 97-32 overall record while earning a 20-7 record during his senior year. He was a two-time district qualifier and placed second in Mid-State League his senior season. He also qualified to wrestle for Team Ohio in the Junior Olympics, held in Virginia Beach, where he finished with a record of 12-4 and finished in fifth place.

“Kent State Tuscarawas is so honored to have a wrestler of Isaiah’s caliber coming to continue his career at our campus,” said Dave Schlarb, wrestling coach at Kent State Tuscarawas. “He has a proven track record, was recruited heavily, and we look forward to his continued success and maturation on our blue and gold mats.”

Published: April 4, 2017
New Article ID: 2017704049993