Wrestling



    Geno Capezio  
    Geno Capezio

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Carol Stream, Ill.

    High School:
    Glenbard North

    Weight:
    141

    Birthdate:
    01/11/1990


    JUNIOR SEASON (2011-12)
    Picked up a pair of wins, including a sudden victory in his start versus Gardner-Webb ... opened the Michigan State Open with a major decision ... also earned a Big Ten start against Northwestern.

    SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010-11)
    Earned four starts, including three during the Big Ten season ... took fourth place at the Greyhound Open with a pair of decisions ... recorded a victory at the Southern Scuffle ... had his hand raised five times on the season.

    FRESHMAN SEASON (2009-10)
    Won five matches overall and earned two starts at 133 pounds ... grabbed a 13-6 decision in his first career start, defeating Cleveland State's Zech Huff in the Indiana Duals ... also represented IU at 141 lbs. at the Big Ten Championships ... winner of two bouts in both the Cleveland State Open and Southern Scuffle ... recorded a major decision in the Scuffle ... started Big Ten match versus Minnesota, facing eventual national champion Jayson Ness ... an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    REDSHIRT SEASON (2008-09)
    Recorded an overall mark of 12-8 with two pins, a tech fall and three major decisions ... began and ended his season by placing at tournaments, starting with a fourth-place effort at the Eastern Michigan Open and concluding with the 133-lbs. title at the Kent State Open; racking up a combined eight victories in the two events ... went 3-2 in the Freshman/Sophomore Division at the Missouri Open ... pinned Ohio State's Pat Zamaria en route to his Kent State Open championship.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    A two-year captain ... two-time all-state performer, finshing in fourth place (2008) and sixth place in the state of Illinois (2007) during his final two years of high school ... named to the all-conference squad three consecutive seasons ... also earned a spot on the academic all-conference team on three occasions ... ranked in the top-10 nationally ... son of Fran and John Capezio ... has a sister, Bianca ... born on Jan. 11, 1990 ... a Fitness Specialist major.

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