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|Hometown:||Miller Place, N.Y.|
|High School:||Miller Place|
2011-12: Opens the year as one of the nation’s best 184-pounders … coming off an All-American junior campaign ... worked exceptionally hard over the offseason, including attending the Olympic Training Facility in Colorado ... will be extremely prepared entering the year ... is one of the Spartans’ three captains this season … provides outstanding leadership for the Green and White … will look to defend the Metropolitan Conference title at 184 … could make another tremendous run in the NCAA Tournament … goes the extra mile in all aspects of the program … has the potential to post another All-American campaign.
2010-11: Put together an unforgettable 32-6 season … placed fourth overall at 184 pounds at the NCAA Nationals tournament, capturing All-American honors … finished the year as the #4 wrestler in Division III at 184 pounds ... won the title in 184 pounds at the annual Metropolitan Conference Championships … took home the Outstanding Wrestler award at the Metropolitan Championships … was in the lineup every dual match this season except two matches … picked up his first win of the year with a 13-4 major decision over Johns Hopkins Ben Finelli in York’s first dual meet in Hershey, Pa … had a six-match winning streak toward the end of the season … his 32 wins sets a college career record for the Spartan junior … was nationally ranked during a majority of the season.
2009-10: Posted an outstanding 22-7 campaign … took second at the annual Metropolitan Conference Championship Tournament … also took second place at the Spartans own New Standard Corporation Invitational Tournament … was in the lineup during York’s opening meets against Drexel and #10 Maryland, two Division I programs … picked up his first win of the year with a 11-2 major decision over McDaniel’s William Yeo in the Spartans’ first home meet … owned a nine-match winning streak early in the season … had two technical falls and one pinfall during his nine-match streak … had another six-match winning streak toward the end of the season … his 21 wins consisted of ten decisions, five major decisions, four technical falls, and two pinfalls.
2008-09: Put together a 10-6 record during his freshman campaign … took fifth place with a 4-2 mark at the Monarch Tournament at 174 pounds … drew the start at 174 against Millersville on January 24 … started again against Kutztown on February 13 … served as a backup to All-American Brian Thomason … gained outstanding experience wrestling against Thomason during practice.
Personal: Is a business administration major ... is the son of Steve and Irene Martocello ... born on July 28, 1990 ... was a league champion in 2008 and named to the all-county list that same year ... names his father as the person he most admires ... hobbies include water sports and hunting ... favorite athlete is Dan Gable ... chose York because of the "business program along with a great wrestling program with a rich history" ... most significant athletic achievement is garnering All-American honors during his junior season in 2011 ... most significant athletic moment while with the Spartan program is winning the 2011 Metropolitan Conference title at 184 pounds and becoming an All-American that same season ... after graduation he plans on attending graduate school.