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  Mikey Racciato
Mikey  Racciato

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Pen Argyl, Pa.

High School:
Pen Argyl

Weight:
149

03/04/2015

Three Panthers Garner Top Seeds For ACC Wrestling Championships

Max Thomusseit, Tyler Wilps and Mikey Racciato all enter the ACC Championships as the top seed in their respective weight classes.

03/03/2015

Pitt Hosts ACC Wrestling Championship On Sunday

Panthers host the event in just their second season in the ACC.

02/27/2015

NCAA Announces Ranking Updates For NCAA Wrestling Championships

Seven Pitt wrestlers are ranked in either the latest coaches' panel, RPI or both.

02/24/2015

Pitt Wrestling Ranked For 91st Straight Poll

Panthers end season ranked 25th.

02/22/2015

Pitt Wrestling Ends Regular Season With Loss To WVU

Mikey Racciato and Tyler Wilps each recorded major decisions in the match.

Career: Currently 41-23 career record ... 11-0 career in falls ... 10-2 career ACC record ... 2014 NCAA qualifier ... 2014 ACC Runner-Up

2014-15: Placed fifth at the Keystone Classic ... Finished seventh at the Southern Scuffle ... Tallied a 7-3 decisionagainst Bloomsburg's Kevin Laubach ... Record a 12-4 major decision versus Edinboro's Jensen Lorea ... Defeated Victor Lopez of Bucnkell with a 6-4 decision ... Topped Lehigh's Drew Longo in an 11-9 decision ... Opened the Keystone Classic with two straight wins over Bloomsburg's Kevin Laubach (8-2) and Drexel's Matthew Cimto (3-2), before losing his next three to take fifth place on the podium at the event ... Notched an 11-6 decision against Maryland's Ben Dorsay ... Placed seventh at the Southern Scuffle, tallying a fall at 3:37 over Konbeh Koroma (George Mason) and a 13-5 maj. decision over Nebraska's Justin Arthur ... Went 2-1 at the Pitt Duals, upsetting No. 18 Marcus Cain of Duke by a 12-4 major decision, while picking up a 10-3 decision over UNC's Christian Barber ... Claimed a 10-4 decision against T.J. Miller of Virginia ... Picked up a fall of Brent Waterman (Virginia Tech) in 5:30 ... Had a season-fast fall time of 59 seconds against Brodie Zacherl (Clarion) ... Defeated Beau Donahue (N.C. State) with a 7-2 decision ... Recorded a fall of Angelo Latora (Michigan) in 4:11 ... Ended the regular season on a six-match win streak by scoring a 14-5 major decision over West Virginia's Roman Perryman.

2013-14: 22-15 record as a true freshman starter at 149 pounds...qualified for nationals after advancing to the ACC finals with an upset in the semifinals of No. 11 Gus Sako from Virginia by 10-8 decision...4-2 record in ACC duals...helped Pitt upset Oklahoma State in a dual by pinning eventual national finalist No. 8 Josh Kindig in 1:23...also stuck eventual All-American James English of Penn State in the dual...posted a team-high seven pins while also recording four majors...earned Pitt 42 team points, the third-highest total on the team...went 4-2 at the Clarion Open and Southern Scuffle.

High School: Four-year wrestler at Pen Argyl High School with a career record of 149-4 with 66 falls, 19 major decisions and 12 technical falls ... Two-time state champion at Pen Argyl High School ... Won the District 11 title three times and southeast regional twice ... Two-time Express-Times Wrestler of the Year ... Three-time Bethlehem Holiday Classic Champion at 145 pounds ... Posted a 23-1 record with 11 falls and 18 total bonus point wins ... Went 38-2 with 19 falls as a sophomore and won the Bethlem Holiday Classic ... During his junior season, went 44-1, winning 29 of his bouts by bonus point decisions, and was named the Express-Times Wrestler of the Year ... Collected a state title and was the Bethlehem Holiday Classic champion once again ... Capped off his senior season with a perfect 44-0 record by winning a third straight PIAA Class AA state title and being named the PIAA Class AA wrestling tournament's Outstanding Wrestler ... As a senior, won The King of The Mountain Tournament ... Was named the Express-Times Wrestler of the Year in 2013 for the second straight year ... Was awarded the lehighvallelive Boys Athlete of the Year, the first recepient to earn the award.

Personal:
Born May 25, 1994...son of Phil and Michele... Also a two-way started for the Green Knights football team where he rushed for 1,408 yards and scored 21 touchdowns as a senior.

Statistics
Weight Overall Duals Conf. Falls Tech Falls
Major Decisions
Points
2013-14 149 22-15 9-6 5-2 7-0 0-0 4-2 42
2014-15 149 19-8 13-3 5-0 4-0 0-0 4-0 51
Career 41-23 22-9 10-2 11-0 0-0 8-2 93