Josh Malave

Josh Malave

  • Weight:
    141
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Rocky River
  • High School:
    Lutheran West

Career Highlights:

  • 2012 All-American after placing 7th at the NCAA Division III National Tournament
  • Two-time NCAA National Tournament Qualifier (2011, 2012)
  • Two-time OAC Champion at 141 pounds (2011, 2012)
  • Three-time All-OAC (2009, 2011, 2012)
  • 4th on Mount Union's all-time wins list with 97 wins
  • Two-time NWCA Scholar All-American and Academic All-OAC
  • Team Coach's Award
  • Team Most Valuable Wrestler Award

2011-12:

  • Finished the season 33-6, competing at 141 lbs
  • NCAA National Tournament Qualifier
  • Won the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament
  • Won the Mount Union Invitational
  • Placed second at Messiah/Petrofes Invitational and the Florida Citrus Invitational
  • Placed third at Wheaton/Pete Willson Invitational
  • Named NWCA Scholar All-American and Academic All-OAC
  • All American 7th place finish at NCAA Division III Tournament
  • Recipient of Team Most Valuable Wrestler Award

2010-11:

  • Finished the season 30-8 competing at 141 lbs
  • NCAA National Tournament Qualifier
  • Won the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament
  • Placed second at Messiah/Petrofes Tournament
  • Placed third at Florida Citrus Invitational
  • Placed fourth at Wheaton/Pete Willson Invitational
  • Named NWCA Scholar All-American and Academic All-OAC

2009-10:

  • Finished the season 25-8 wrestling at 141 lbs
  • Won the Florida Citrus Invitational
  • Placed second at the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament and at the Ashland Open
  • Recipient of the Team Coach’s Award

2008-09:

  • Finished the season 9-6 competing at 141 lbs
  • Placed third at the Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament and at the Purple Raider Open 

Personal:

  • History Education major
  • Four-year letter winner for coach Dave Ressler at Lutheran West High School in Rocky River
  • Placed third at the 2008 OHSAA Division III State Wrestling Tournament at 135 lbs
  • Born on August 4, 1990
  • Son of Carol Malave

Past Performances