Joe Ciampoli earned the starting spot at 141 pounds and placed fifth at both the EWL Championships and Cornell Body Bar...Won a 3-1 overtime decision against Bloomsburg to help the Panthers get a league victory...Also defeated his opponents from Missouri and Lock Haven to earn dual match wins...Had three falls and three major decisions and went 27-19 in tournament bouts.
Joe Ciampoli broke into the Panthers' startling lineup with appearances in dual matches against Ohio State, Slippery Rock and Duquesne...Won his first dual match with a 4-1 decision over Brad Cipriani of Duquesne...Finished with an 11-14 overall record including one fall and one major decision...Competed in several tournaments, earning victories at the West Virginia Open, Cornell Body Bar, Nittany Lion Open, Cleveland State Open, Southern Scuffle and Edinboro Open.
Ciampoli competed as a redshirt freshman on his way to a 9-2 record...Placed at all of the three tournaments he competed in - Michigan State Open (8th), Mat Town Invitational (6th) and Ashland Open (3rd).
Ciampoli attended Altoona Area High School and wrestled under head coach Jim Abbott...Compiled a career record of 103-26, including a 33-5 season his senior year...A District 6 champion in 2002 as well as a sixth place state finisher...A seventh-place state finisher in 2004...A first team All-State Academic Team and a participant on the 2003 Junior National Team.
Born August 16, 1986...Son of Robert and Kathleen Ciampoli...Has one sister and two brothers...nursing major.
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