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  Ronnie Garbinsky
Ronnie Garbinsky

Player Profile
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Tyrone, Pa.

High School:
Tyrone

Weight:
157

Birthdate:
07/15/1992

01/25/2015

Pitt Wrestling Handed First ACC Loss Vs. #14 Virginia, 17-16

Panthers 10-match conference win streak snapped at Virginia.

01/23/2015

No. 10 Panthers Visit No. 14 Virginia On Sunday

This will be Pitt's second straight top-15 opponent on the road.

01/22/2015

NCAA Releases First Wrestling Coaches' Panel

Seven Pitt grapplers ranked in initial panel.

01/20/2015

Panthers Wrestling Continues Top-10 Stay In Polls

Eight grapplers are individually ranked this week.

01/18/2015

Wrestling Rally Comes Up Short In Setback At No. 8 Oklahoma State

Pitt wins four of final six bouts, but can't complete the comeback.

2013 NCAA Qualifier, 2013 EWL Runner-Up

Career: 44-30 record with five fallsand seven major decisions...a 2013 NCAA qualifier at 149 pounds...2013 EWL runner-up.

2014-15: Finished as the runner-up at the Keystone Classic with a 3-1 record ... Defeated Bloomsburg's Matt Hammerstone by an 8-2 decision to start the season ... Earned a 7-6 decision versus Bucknell's Rustin Barrick ... Earned a 6-4 decision over Penn State's Cody Law ... Opened the Keystone Classic with a fall off Harvard's Colton Peppelman in 1:42 ... Also scored a 15-3 major decision against Drexel's Noel Blanco in the semifinals ... Wrestled at the Southern Scuffle, tacking on a win against Central Michigan's Malcolm Martin ... Competed in the Pitt Duals, posting a 4-3 win over Chris Mears of UNC ... Upset No. 19 Anthony Collica (Oklahoma State) in a 6-5 tiebreaker decision.

2013-14: Posted a 17-9 record competing mostly open tournaments at 157 pounds...won the F&M Open...runner-up at the Shorty Hitchcock Open...finished 1-2 at the ACC Championships.

2012-13: Qualified for Nationals with a second-place finish at the EWL Championships...went 18-10 during the season including a 6-5 mark in dual action...placed second at the Franklin and Marshall Open and third at the Edinboro Open...defeated Josh Roosa of Bloomsburg 6-4 in overtime to advance to the finals of the EWL Tournament and clinch an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship.

2011-12: Redshirted the season...finished with a 16-8 record, placing in four of the six open tournaments in which he competed...tallied a 4-0 record to win the Ashland Open...posted a runner-up finish at the East Stroudsburg Open, going 4-1, including a win over No. 30 Bryan Pearsall (Penn State) in the semifinals...won first career match with an 11-1 major decision over Scott Bulzan (Gannon) at the Buffalo Open, where he placed seventh...also registered first career fall at the Buffalo Open, pinning Ryan Baer (N.C.C.) in 2:26...took fourth at the Mat Town Open...finished season with two pins and five major decisions.

High School: Totaled a career record of 169-14, winning at least 39 matches every season...four-time PIAA state place-winner...four-time district champion...junior national runner-up in Greco and junior national All-American in freestyle.

Personal: Born July 15, 1992...son of Ron and Beth Garbinsky...has one sister, Brooke...double majoring in Psychology and Communication.

Statistics
Weight Overall Duals Conf. Falls Tech Falls
Major Decisions
Points
2011-12* 149 16-8 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1 5-1 0
2012-13 149 18-12 6-5 7-3 3-3 0-0 4-2 20
2013-14 157 17-9 1-2 1-2 1-0 1-1 2-0 3
2014-15 157 9-9 5-6 1-2 1-0 0-0 1-1 15
Career 44-30 12-13 9-7 5-3 1-1 7-3 38

* Indicated Redshirt season (does not count towards career statistics)