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  Max Thomusseit
Max Thomusseit

Player Profile
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Paris, Ohio

High School:
St. Paris Graham

Weight:
184

Birthdate:
04/17/1991

09/23/2014

Pitt Wrestling Debuts At 15th In WIN's Tournament Power Index

Three Pitt wrestlers - Tyler Wilps, Max Thomusseit and Nick Bonaccorsi - predicted to be All-Americans.

09/18/2014

Pitt Wrestling Releases 2014-15 Slate

Panthers host Penn State in dual and ACC Championships at Petersen Events Center

05/15/2014

Pitt to Host 2015 ACC Wrestling Championship

The Petersen Events Centers the host the 2015 Wrestling Championship

04/03/2013

Nick Bonaccorsi Named EWL Freshman of the Year

Bonaccorsi becomes ninth Panther to win award

03/23/2013

Matt Wilps and Zac Thomusseit Wrap Up All-American Seasons

Wilps third at 197, Thomusseit fifth at 285

Three-time NCAA qualifier, 2013 EWL Champion, 2014 ACC Runner-Up, 2011 EWL Runner-Up, 2011 EWL Freshman of the Year

Career: 67-26 record with seven pins and 14 major decisions...NCAA qualifier in 2011, '13 and `14...two appearances in the Round of 12 at the NCAA Championships...2014 ACC Runner-Up...EWL Champion at 184 pounds in 2013...Runner-Up at the EWL Tournament in 2011...named the 2011 EWL Freshman of the Year.

2013-14: 21-4 record with one fall and five major decisions...for the second straight season, came up just one win short of earning All-American status...all four losses came against ranked wrestlers...5-1 record in ACC duals and 12-1 overall in duals...beat seven ranked wrestlers...ranked in the top 10 for most of the season and earned a No. 4 seed at the NCAA Championships...won the Clarion Open to begin the season.

2012-13: Advanced to the Round of 12 at the NCAA Championships...finished the season with a 16-6 record...went 2-2 at Nationals with wins over a pair of ranked wrestlers, Chris Chionuma (Oklahoma State) and Josh Ihnen (Nebraska)...won the EWL Championship at 184 pounds with a pair of major decisions including a 9-1 major over Lock Haven's Fred Garcia in the finals...Went 8-4 in dual matches.

2011-12: Took a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending injury...tallied a 3-3 record before the injury and helped Pitt notch a big win over No. 6 Michigan, defeating Collin Zeerip, 6-2...ranked as high as No. 22 before being shut down for the season...registered one major decision.

2010-11: Tied Jordan Sianni for 10th-place all-time for wins by a Pitt freshman, going 27-13...qualified for the NCAA Championships, where he opened with a 6-4 win over No. 14 Erich Schmidtke (Oklahoma)...finished second at the EWL tournament...named the EWL Freshman of the Year...won the Clarion Open with a perfect 4-0 record...placed eighth at the Nittany Lion Open...went 2-2 at the Midlands Championships...had five pins and four major decisions.

High School: Two-time state champion at St. Paris Graham High School in Ohio...won state championships as a junior and a senior...four-year state qualifier...2010 Springfield News-Sun Area Wrestler of the Year...a highly touted recruit who was ranked among the top-30 in the nation by many wrestling media outlets.

Personal: Born April 17, 1991...son of Mike and Sandie...has one brother, Zac, who wrestled for Pitt from 2008-13 and earned All-American honors in 2013...Communication major.