Derick Hesson

Derick Hesson

  • Weight:
    285
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Dexter City
  • High School:
    Caldwell

Career Highlights:

  • Two-time All-American (2011, 2012)
  • Two-time NCAA National Tournament Qualifier (2011, 2012)
  • Two-time OAC Champion at 285 pounds (2011, 2012)
  • Single-season wins leader with 41 wins in 2011-12
  • 2nd on Mount Union's all-time wins list with 110 wins
  • Three-time All-OAC Honors

2011-12:

  • Finished the season 41-2 competing at 285 lbs
  • Earned All-American honors by placing third at the NCAA Division III National Tournament
  • Won the Ohio Athletic Conference 285 title and was All-OAC First Team at OAC Tournament
  • Won the Mount Union Invitational, Messiah/Petrofes Invitational, Wheaton/Pete Willson Invitational, and Purple Raider Open
  • Placed third at the Florida Citrus Invitational
  • Recipient of the Team Most Outstanding Wrestler Award
  • Led team in pins with 14

2010-11:

  • Finished the season 30-9 competing at 285 lbs
  • Earned All-American honors by placing fifth at the NCAA Division III National Tournament
  • Won the Ohio Athletic Conference 285 title and was All-OAC First Team at OAC Tournament
  • Placed second at the Washington and Jefferson Open
  • Placed third at the Messiah Petrofes Invitational
  • Placed sixth at the Florida Citrus Invitational
  • Recipient of the Team Most Improved Wrestler Award

2009-10:

  • Finished the season 22-10 competing at 285 lbs
  • Won the Florida Citrus Invitational 258 title
  • Placed second at the Messiah Petrofes Invitational
  • Placed second and All-OAC honors at Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament
  • Placed fourth at the Ashland Open
  • Led team in pins

2008-09:

  • Finished the season 17-12 competing at 285 lbs
  • Placed third at the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament
  • Placed fourth at the Messiah Petrofes Invitational

Personal:

  • Exercise Science major
  • Four-year letter winner for coach Dustin Robinson at Caldwell High School
  • Placed twice at the OHSAA Division III State Wrestling Tournament, finishing seventh in 2007 at 215 lbs and second in 2008 at 285 lbs
  • Born on August 14, 1989
  • Son of Mark and Laura Hesson.

 

Past Performances