Chance Marsteller was a high school wrestling all-star in York County. In college, though, his issues off the mat seem to have put his future in jeopardy.
On Aug. 25, police were called to an apartment complex near Lock Haven University around 11:35 p.m. after reports of Marsteller knocking on doors and trying to get into fights with residents while wearing just a towel.
He was arrested and charged with six counts of aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, disorderly conduct/fighting, six counts of recklessly endangering another, six counts of simple assault and one count of open lewdness, according to court documents.
He was removed from Lock Haven University's wrestling team the next day as a result of the incident. He posted $50,000 bail and was released on Saturday, two days after the initial incident.
Years before, an eighth-grade Marsteller was described in glowing terms as a boy with "near-perfect grades who 'Yes-sirs' and 'Yes-ma'ms' even his parents," willing to help his wrestling teammates and friends and even showing his coaches a thing or two.
He was already 5-feet-6 inches tall, called a "LeBron James of wrestling," training with college wrestlers, dreaming of a college scholarship and the Olympics.
The accolades and awe continued in high school. He won state championships, worked out with the Olympic wrestling team and wrestled in international competitions. He was described as the best wrestler in his weight class and even overall.
By the time he finished high school. he had won four state championships, one of only 11 people to accomplish that feat in Pennsylvania. In addition, he was just the second person to win four state titles and go undefeated in their high school career. He would be named USA TODAY High School Sports National Wrestler of the Year.
Small wonder, then, that GameTimePA.com columnist Tom Hunt called Marsteller "the greatest of all time."
He initially committed to Penn State for college, but changed his mind and decided to commit to Oklahoma State.
Before the next step of his career would begin, though, a broken back forced him to wear a brace for seven weeks. A family breakdown led to him moving out of his parents' home and rarely speaking to them. He entered college having to overcome these obstacles and stay focused on his dreams.
After redshirting his freshman year, he would make his Oklahoma State debut on Nov. 14, 2015, winning his match against Iowa wrestler Edwin Cooper Jr. 14-11.
Only two months later, however, Marsteller had to sit out for the rest of the year due to unspecified team rules violations. He completed the season with a 6-5 record for Oklahoma State, with one pin and two technical falls.
In May, Marsteller said he was moving closer to home and transferring to Lock Haven University's wrestling program. Two months before the season started, though, Marsteller was arrested, and removed from Lock Haven's team.