Joey Giaccio Named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for January 12, 2014
Jan 13, 2014
YORK, PA – York College junior wrestler Joey
Giaccio (Cranford, N.J./Cranford) was named the Spartan
Athlete of the Week for the week ending on January 12, 2014.
Giaccio earned the award after his outstanding efforts at the 2014
Budd Whitehill Duals hosted by Lycoming College.
Giaccio went 4-0 as he was the top point producer at 141 pounds
during the tournament. Giaccio racked up 20 points during his four
Giaccio opened his tournament with a 13-2 major decision over
Cortland’s Anthony Battista. He followed that with 20-4 tech
fall win over Wisconsin Stevens Point’s David Granatelli.
Giaccio closed out Friday’s action with a 17-1 technical fall
over Case Western’s Connor Medlang.
Giaccio completed his weekend with a pin fall win over
RIT’s Jake Sepor in Saturday's Spartan win. Giaccio’s
pin came in a time of 3:30.
Giaccio’s weekend performance improves his record to 12-4
with four major decisions, two technical falls and two pin fall
Giaccio is nursing major and is the son of John and Susan