Pitt beings the season as a consensus top-20 team in the country and brings back seven starters.
Seven Panthers reach podium at EU Open
Geno Morelli and P.J. Tasser also place for the Panthers
Zac Thomusseit records pin in final match to lift Gold team
Zac Thomusseit wins by pin fall to secure match for Gold team
Career: 35-27 overall record with five falls, two tech falls and four major decisions.
2013-14: 14-15 record with three falls and one technical fall...started at 165 pounds for most of the season...went 3-3 in ACC dual meets...scored 34 total team points for Pitt in dual meets...finished fourth at the ACC Championships...beat two ranked opponents: No. 15 Ryan LeBlanc from Indiana at the Clarion Open and No. 6 Dan Yates of Michigan in the dual, both by 3-1 decisions...finished second at the Clarion Open.
2012-13: Went 21-12 competing in open tournaments during his redshirt season...placed sixth at the Edinboro Open and eighth at the Penn State Open...tallied two falls on the season with the fastest coming at 2:12 against Michael Roberson of Virginia in the PSU Open...went 5-0 in matches decided by major decision or tech fall...went 4-2 in the season opening Knight Point Open.
High School: Recorded back-to-back fifth-place state finishes his junior and senior years...a two-timePIAA-Class AAA place winner.
Personal: Born Nov. 10, 1993...son of Peter and Susanne...has two brothers, Mario and Dominic...father Peter and brother Mario wrestled at Clarion, brother Dominic played baseball at Pitt-Bradford...Finance major.
* Indicated Redshirt season (does not count towards career statistics)
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