Oles Add Five Recruits for 2015-16

St. Olaf Head Wrestling Coach Sean Ahrar has announced five student-athletes that have given commitments to wrestle for the Oles next year.

“I am pleased to announce wrestlers in our 2015-2016 incoming class,” stated St. Olaf Coach Sean Ahrar. “A three-time state entrant and two-time placer, Garrett Beaman will provide an immediate and immense impact, and be a catalyst of success for the St. Olaf Wrestling Program. Older brother, Troy Beaman is one of the most impressive transfer student-athletes to come to St. Olaf. Bryant Ridgway of Trinity at River Ridge has a long and impressive success record.”

St. Olaf Oles

Garrett Beaman – 165/174 pounds
Henry Sibley High School, Minnesota

  • Two-time Academic All-State
  • Three-time State entrant
  • 2014 state runner-Up
  • 2015 state third place
  • Four-time All-Conference
  • Two-time Team MVP
  • 131 HS Career Falls
  • 178-67 HS Career Record
  • 72.65% Career Win Percentage

Bryant Ridgway – 141 pounds
Trinity at River Ridge High School, Minnesota

  • 2012 Most Valuable North Suburban Parochial School League
  • 2015 Most Outstanding Conference Senior Wrestler
  • 2015 Academic All-State 2nd team
  • 2015 Season Record 31-7
  • 130-60 HS Career Record

Troy Beaman – Heavyweight
Henry Sibley High School, Minnesota

  • 2006 state fifth place (189 pounds)
  • 91 Career Wins
  • 74 Career Falls
  • Spent the last four years in the U.S. Navy
  • Attended Bemidji State for a year

Jesse Leamon – 141 pounds
La Canada High School, Los Angeles, California

  • Four-year Varsity starter
  • Two-year team captain
  • 2014-15
    • Overall Record: 20-4
    • 1st at Arroyo Classic
    • 1st at Eagle Rock Duals
    • 2nd at Millikan Duals
    • 2nd at Gold Coast Classic (Camarillo)
    • 2nd at Rio Hondo League
  • 2013-14
    • 2nd at San Marino Invite
    • 2nd in Rio Hondo League
    • 8th at CIF Coastal Section

Khaled Almousa – 174/184 pounds
Reavis High school, Burbank, Illinois

  • Transfer from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois

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