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  John Rizzo
John Rizzo

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Johnstown, Pa.

High School:
Richland

Last College:
Temple

Weight:
HWT

Birthdate:
02/13/1993

12/05/2014

Wrestling Wins Final Five To Top Maryland, 26-9

Max Thomusseit stays perfect, going to 10-0 with a fall in 3:45 against Maryland.

11/21/2014

No. 12 Pitt Falls To No. 5 Penn State In Front Of Record Crowd

Panthers take four bouts in 24-12 setback.

11/15/2014

No. 11 Pitt Drops First Duel Of The Season To No. 15 Lehigh

Max Thomusseit and Nick Bonaccorsi score ranked victories and go to 4-0 this season.

11/08/2014

Panthers Finish Strong, Beat Bucknell 22-11

Four Panthers move to 3-0 this season.

11/08/2014

Pitt Brings In Bucknell For Home Opener

Panthers searching for fourth 3-0 start in past 11 years.

2014-15: Recorded afall against Bloomsburg's Shaun Heist in 4:24 in his first collegiate match ... Earned another fall versus Edinboro's Warren Bosch in 4:53 ... Competed in the Keystone Classic ... Knocked off Maryland's Sean Twigg with a 6-5 decision.

At Temple:
Member of the 2013 Temple football roster as a linebacker.

High School:
Completed his final three years at Richland High School with a 120-3 record, going 40-1 each season ... Overall was 159-11 in his four-year career ... Four-time state qualifier and three-time champion, placing first at states in each of his final three years at Johnstown ... Competed in the prestigious Dapper Dan Wrestling Classic as a senior he won his weight class ...Was a top football high school recruit who played running back and full back at Richland ... A four-year starter, Rizzo rushed for over 4,000 career yards ... In 2012, was a Tribune-Democrat First-Team All-Area selection ... As a senior, rushed for 1,769 yards and 20 touchdowns ... Played in the East-West game.

Personal:
Born February, 1993 ... son of Anthony and LyndaRizzo ... has six siblings, three older brothers, an older sister and one younger brother and one younger sister ... Fater Tony plaued football at Navy ... Bother Frank played football at Navy and brother Anthony played football at Washington & Jefferson.

Statistics
Weight Overall Duals Conf. Falls Tech Falls
Major Decisions
Points
2014-15 285 3-5 3-5 0-0 2-0 0-0 0-1 15