Pitt beings the season as a consensus top-20 team in the country and brings back seven starters.
Zac Thomusseit records pin in final match to lift Gold team
Zac Thomusseit wins by pin fall to secure match for Gold team
Dual begins at 7 p.m. at Fitzgerald Field House
Career: 11-25 record with two falls.
2014-15: Recorded one win at the Clarion Open ... Competed in the Keystone Classic ... Picked up a 6-3 decision over Aaron Page of Mercyhurst at the Cleveland State Open ... Participated in the Franklin & Marshall Open ... Went 2-2 at the Purple Raider Open, with a fall of Brandon Gray (Mount Union) in 2:26 and an 8-5 decision over Brian Kerwin (NIagara CC) ... Totaled one win at the Edinboro Open, a 15-6 major decision over Clarion's Edgar Ruano ... Won his only bout at the National Collegiate Open 11-10 over Seth Brennock (Unattached).
2013-14: 4-8 record with one fall...finished in the top eight at Edinboro Open.
2012-13: 1-5 record on the season at 197 pounds...won his first career match by 4-2 decision over Chris Urps of UMBC at the Franklin and Marshall Open.
High School: Posted a 27-9 record as a senior and a 17-12 record as a junior, a WPIAL qualifier in both seasons...All-Allegheny County as a senior...selected First Team All-Almanac as a junior and senior...district playoff qualifier as a freshman and sophomore...member of the Pittsburgh Wrestling Club from 2008-12, coached by Pitt assistant coach Matt Kocher...member of the National Honor Society and Cum Laude Society.
Personal: Born April 20, 1994...son of Stephen and Michelle...has one brother, Stephen...uncle Jim Patrick played football at Delaware and uncle Dave Glover played basketball at Baylor...Chemistry major.
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