Wrestling

  Steve Marianetti
Steve Marianetti
Player Profile
Position:
Assistant Coach

Steve Marianetti is beginning his seventh year as a member of the Fighting Illini wrestling staff.

Marianetti, a U.S. National Champion and 1995 150-pound NCAA champion, was a three-time All-American wrestler for Illinois from 1992-95. He holds the Illini single-season mark for wins with 44 victories during the 1992-92 season and is second on UIís career wins list with 120.

A former four-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, Marianetti earned a BS in marketing from Illinois. He completed his masterís degree in advertising in 2001. He was a first-team GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American in 1995 and was a two-time NWCA Academic All-American.

Marianetti resides with him wife Becky and their daughter, Abigal, in Champaign.

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