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  Karl DeCiantis
Karl DeCiantis

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
North Allegheny

Weight:
165

01/10/2012

Six Pitt Wrestlers Named in Latest National Poll

Panthers Are Ranked 10th in the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll

01/07/2012

Panthers Finish 4-0 at Pitt Duals

Pitt Tops Columbia, Eastern Michigan, Princeton and VMI on Saturday

01/06/2012

2012 Pitt Duals

Pitt, Columbia, Davidson, Eastern Michigan, Princeton, VMI

12/29/2011

Anthony Zanetta, Matt Wilps Win Titles at Lock Haven Invitational

Zanetta Wins His Second Tournament of the Season

10/27/2011

Two Pins Lift Gold to 25-13 Win Over Blue

Donnie Tasser and Zac Thomusseit Had the Falls For Gold

2010-11: Finished 8-5 on the season...Competed at the EWL Championships at 174, but had to bow out with an injury...Posted a 2-1 record against EWL opponents.

2009-10: Posted a 7-13 record as a sophomore...Started 10 dual meets for the Panthers at the 165 weight class...At the Nittany Lion Open, finished 4-2, including a fall win over Clint Shaefer (Mercyhurst)...Notched a 15-13 sudden victory in the opening round of the Midlands Championships over Lamar Reed (California Baptist).

2008-09: Tallied an 11-13 record on the year...Began the season by wrestling in open tournaments before breaking into the starting lineup midway through the season at 174 pounds...Tallied a 2-2 record at both the Keystone Classic and Mat Town Open...Went 3-2 at the Wilkes Tournament...Went 2-2 in dual action, including a 16-9 upset win over John Foley (Edinboro)...Won two straight matches at the Eastern Wrestling League Championships, including a 3-1 sudden victory win over Nathan Graham (Bloomsburg) to advance to the finals before falling to Kurt Brenner (West Virginia).

High School: As a senior, posted 40-7 record en route to a PIAA seventh-place finish in 2008...Registered a career record of 122-30, including four section championships at North Allegheny under coach Jamie Kyriazej...Two-time WPIAL championship medalist, finishing as the title winner in 2008 and taking third place in 2007...Earned a first-place finish at Junior States in 2007 ...Twice won a Cadet State title...Participated in football where he was named to the all-conference team as both a junior and a senior.

Personal: Born March 28, 1990...Son of Aldo and Terri DeCiantis...Has one brother, Alex.

Major: Communications.