Pisani Named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the Week Ending March 3, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
YORK, PA – York College is proud to announce that senior
wrestler Vinny Pisani (Orange, Calif./El Modena) has
been named the York College Spartan Athlete of the Week for the
week ending on March 3, 3013.
Pisani’s week was an impressive one as he captured the
149-pound championship at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional at
Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. His championship advances
him to the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championships.
Pisani entered the tournament as the top seed at 149. He didn't
disappoint as the senior began his tournament with an 18-7 major
decision over Case Western's Zack McCarthy. Pisani then edged
eighth-seeded Andrew Johnson from Heidelberg, 8-6. The Spartan next
advanced to the championship bout with a 7-3 win over Brockport's
Eliah Golding. Pisani capped his championship with an 8-1 win over
second-seeded Daniel Mirman from John Carroll.
Pisani will head to the national championships with a team-high
Pisani will be joined at nationals by sophomore Joey
Giaccio (Cranford, N.J./Cranford) and junior
(Medford, N.J./Shawnee) at the Division III Championships
in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on March 15 and 16.
Pisani is a recreation and leisure major and is the son of Steve
and Susie Pisani.