Wrestling


Dan Manzella
Dan Manzella

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
St. Rita

Height / Weight:
5-4 / 133

Birthdate:
01/12/1985

2006-07: Went 4-2 at the UNI Open ... Finished sixth at the Missouri Open ... Placed third at the Dubuque Open.

2005-06: Competed at the Las Vegas Invitational ... Placed fifth at Dan Gable Open.

2004-05: Redshirted the 2005 season ... Went 5-2 at the Missouri Open.

2003-04: Started for Kyle Ott at 125 pounds, while Ott sat out with injury ... Finished season with a 6-3 record and three pins ... Pinned both of his opponents at the N.C. State Duals, including All-American Rob Rebmann of Drexel ... Made his first varsity start at 125 pounds in a dual against Chattanooga...Placed fourth at the Missouri Open.

HIGH SCHOOL:Three-time regional and sectional champion ... Three-time state placewinner...Captain of the 2003 state championship team ... Two-time conference champion ... Earned four letters in wrestling.

PERSONAL: Full given name is Daniel Anthony Manzella ... Born Jan. 12, 1985 ... Son of John Manzella and Margaret Greco ... Majoring in history ... Biggest thrill in sports was winning a team championship in 2003 ... Was on the honor roll in high school ... Names his mother and grandmother as most influential people on his athletic career.

MANZELLA'S CAREER RECORD

Year	W	L	F	Big Ten	NCAA
2003-04	6	3	3	---	---
2005-06	3	6	0	---	---
2006-07 11      5       1       ---     ---
Total	20	14	4
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