Pitt beings the season as a consensus top-20 team in the country and brings back seven starters.
2014-15: Was 2-2 at the Clarion Open ... Picked up one win at the Mercyhurst Open ... Compiled a 2-2 record at the Keystone Classic, recording falls in both of his wins over VMI's Jake Koch (3:11) and Harvard's Michael Mocco (0:37) ... Had a 2-2 record at the Nittany Lion Open with a 6-5 decision over NC State's Derrick Maisonet and a 9-0 major decision versus Nick Mabry of Navy ... Won a match at the Purple Raider Open ... Competed at the Edinboro Open ... Won is only bout at the National Collegiate Open, a 5-4 decision against Zach Bennett of Gardner-Webb.
2013-14: 11-10 record with two falls...finished second at the Edinboro Open.
High School:A four-time WPIAL qualifier from nearby North Hills High School ... In his freshman season, posted a 12-17 record and placed fourth in Section 3-AAA at 171 pounds ... Moved up to 189 pounds as a sophomore and placed third in the section, en route to a 27-10 record ... As a junior, went 36-5, placing second in Section 3-AAA and fifth in WPIAL Class AAA tournament, just missing out on a PIAA berth at 220 pounds ... That summer, finished runner-up in greco at the Fargo Junior Nationals ... Qualified for his only state appearance as a senior, finished second in the section and third in the region ... Placed eighth as the Super 32 the same year ... Was a member of both the Pittzburgh Wrestling Club and Young Guns Wrestling club
Personal: Born October, 1994 ... son of Adis and Amela Turcinhodzic ... Also played football and ran track at North Hills.
* Indicated Redshirt season (does not count towards career statistics)
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