Wrestling Adds Transfer Ryan Smith to 2009-10 Roster

July 7, 2009

Corvallis, Ore. – The Oregon State wrestling program adds transfer Ryan Smith from Oklahoma to the 2009-10 roster.


Smith, from Prineville, Ore., spent two seasons with the Sooners, redshirting his true freshman season. He compiled a 16-12 career record with five pins at 165 pounds, finishing 9-7 in duals. Smith tallied 70 total dual points with one win over a top 20 ranked opponent. He finished fifth at the Big 12 Tournament, earning a bid to the 2009 NCAA Championships.


At Crook County High School, Smith was a three-time Oregon state champion at three different weights – 125, 140 and 160 pounds. He was a 2006 freestyle national qualifier, finishing second, while placing third at Greco Nationals. He was named to the 2007 Wrestling USA Magazine’s High School All-America Team after compiling a 157-7 record in his prep career at 160 pounds.


The Beavers kick off the 2009-10 campaign at the Best of the West Tournament in Ashland, Ore., on November 13-14.


Support Oregon State University Athletics by making your tax deductible donation to the Beaver Athletic Student Fund.  For more information follow this link or call 541-737-2370.  You can make an everyday champion.  Follow Beaver Athletics on twitter.

Now on Pac-12 Network
9:00 AM PT

Airing on:

  • Pac-12 Network