Panthers Are Ranked 10th in the NWCA/USA Today Coaches Poll
Pitt Tops Columbia, Eastern Michigan, Princeton and VMI on Saturday
Pitt, Columbia, Davidson, Eastern Michigan, Princeton, VMI
Zanetta Wins His Second Tournament of the Season
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.
No. 21 Pitt Wrestling Edged by No. 13 North Carolina
No. 21 Pitt Wrestling Travels to No. 13 North Carolina
#17 Panthers Fall at West Virginia
#17 Panthers Fall to #10 Hokies
#17 Panthers Ready for #10 Hokies, West Virginia
#16 Pitt Falls to #3 NC State