Columbia Wrestling BIO
 Joe Moita

2014-15: Went 5-5 during his junior campaign, competing primarily at 141 pounds ... Earned four consecutive victories at the New York State Championships (11/23), including one fall and one major decision.

2013-14: Compiled an 8-4 record at 133 pounds … Posted a 4-2 mark at the New York State Championships (11/24) to claim fourth place … Pinned Eric Velez (Niagara CC) at the NYSC in 2:39 … Also went 4-2 at the Edinboro Open (2/8), highlighted by a major decision against Kyle Visconti (Ohio State).

2012-2013: Went 4-2 at the NY State Wrestling Championships to garner fourth place ... Best win at the NYSWC was an 11-3 major decision over Kenneth Albert (Hunter) ... Defeated Jordan Hart (Drexel) via major decision at the Northeast Duals.

De La Salle (Concord, CA): 2009 Greco National Champ & Freestyle All American … Placed 3rd at 132 pounds as a senior at the 2012 CIF State Championship and 4th at 103 pounds as a sophomore (2010) … Three-time North Coast Section Champion (2009-11) … Wrestled at De La Salle for 4 NCS Duals & Section Champions … Club team was CYC in Concord.

Personal: Majoring in Financial Economics with a concentration in Computer Science … 4.3 GPA at De La Salle … 2012 Principal’s Award as Top Student-Athlete… Parents Jim & Julie Moita … Father Jim wrestled at UC Berkeley (1975-6) … Older brother Vince Moita wrestled at Brown (2010-14) – Now attends Hastings Law School.
Career Record
2012-13: 5-7, 0-0 Ivy League
2013-14: 8-4, 0-0 Ivy League
2014-15: 5-5, 0-0 Ivy League
Total: 18-16, 0-0 Ivy League
Weight: 133
Year: Senior
Hometown: Concord, Calif.
High School: De La Salle