Columbia Wrestling BIO
 Angelo Amenta

2013-14: First team All-Ivy League selection after going 5-0 in conference at 133 pounds … Went 21-11 with an 11-3 dual record and an 11-7 mark against EIWA opponents … Claimed fifth at the New York State Championships and the EIWA Championships … Opened the season going 1-2 at the MSU Open (11/9) with a 7-4 decision against Kyle Visconti (Ohio State) … Posted a 3-2 mark at the NYS Championships to claim fifth (11/24) … Won a pair of matches at the Northeast Duals, defeating Garth Yenter (Michigan State), 4-0, and majoring Sam Sherlock (Clarion), 11-0 (11/30) … Concluded Midlands with a 2-2 record with a pair of decisions (12/30) … Knocked off Binghamton’s Mike Sardo with a 5-0 decision (1/10) … Blanked Buffalo’s Justin Farmer, 5-0 (1/17) … Picked up two more decisions at tri-meet against American and Gardner-Webb, helping Columbia win both duals (1/19) … Victorious in all five of his Ivy League matches, including an 11-2 win over McKendry Bade (Penn, 2/15) and a pin against Anthony Finocchiaro (Brown, 2/23) … Tallied a 4-2 mark at the EIWA Championships (3/8-9), earning an 8-0 major decision against F&M’s Robert Ruiz and a technical fall versus Bade … Downed Harvard’s Jeffrey Ott, 9-4, in the fifth-place bout at EIWA’s.

2012-2013: Placed fourth at the F&M Open at 141 pounds, going 5-2 ... Pinned Kyle Nichols (UBMC) in 2:56 ... Defeated Stephen Beam (UMBC)by major decision, 16-3.

Oregon Clay: Was a two-time Ohio state placewinner, including a fifth-place showing at 138 pounds in 2012 ... was a three-time state qualifier ... was also a two-time Walsh Ironman Placewinner (2010-11) ... was a gold medalist at the 2011 Junior Olympics ... 160 wins were most in Oregon Clay history.

Personal: Son of Kim and Carmen Amenta ... father, Carmen, wrestled at the University of Toledo ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... was a three-time Academic All-Ohio selection.

Career Record
2012-13: Overall 5-3, Ivy League 0-0
2013-14: Overall 21-11, Ivy League 5-0
Total: Overall 26-14, Ivy League 5-0

Weight: 133
Year: Junior
Hometown: Oregon, Ohio
High School: Oregon Clay
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