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Northern Review ‘Athlete of the Week’: Alex Bair

Bair leads Ohio Northern in wins this season with 21. (photo/ ONU Sports Information)

This semester, one Ohio Northern athlete each week will be featured as the Northern Review ‘Athlete of the Week.’ Sports editor Grant Pepper will talk to each athlete briefly about what they do in their sport as well as in the classroom, and the videos will be posted here and on the Northern Review’s Twitter page: @NorthernOnLine.

This week, Alex Bair was selected as the Northern Review ‘Athlete of the Week.’ Bair is a senior wrestler who competes in the 184-pound weight class. He was named ‘OAC Wrestler of the Week’ for the week of Jan. 8-14, when he posted a 4-0 record at the Lycoming (Pa.) Duals.

Bair was named to the all-tournament team that weekend as the top wrestler at 184 pounds. The senior civil engineering major currently leads the team with 21 wins this season.

Bair talked about the challenges of moving up from the 174-pound to 184-pound weight class midway through his college career, what he’s doing after graduation, and more: