Donnie Tasser and Zac Thomusseit Had the Falls For Gold
Career: 10-10 record with four pins and one major decision...EWL All-Academic Team.
2011-12: Finished 10-10 in his first season with the Panthers...third on the team with four pins, while also contributing one major decision...placed sixth at the Mat Town Invitational over starters Grant Pizzo (Michigan) and Robert Dyar (Columbia)...took fifth at the Ashland Simonson Open...went 4-2 at the East Stroudsburg Open...earned EWL All-Academic honors.
High School: Finished with a record of 114-36...went 22-4 and placed in the PIAA state tournament as a senior...three-time WPIAL place-winner...placed in section tournament all four years...took fourth at the Powerade Tournament...placed at the King of the Mountain Tournament three times...helped Latrobe qualify for the state tournament for the first time...team finished as WPIAL runner-up twice and won section once...member of the National Honor Society...German Club secretary...member of the student council.
Personal: Born on June 30, 1992...son of David and Tiffany Small...has one brother, Zachary, and one sister, Kayla...enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.