Giaccio Named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for January 14
Jan 14, 2013
YORK, Pa. – York College is proud to announce that
wrestler Joey Giaccio (Cranford, N.J./Cranford)
has been named the Spartan Athlete of the week for the week ending
on January 13, 2013.
Giaccio had a great weekend at the Budd Whitehill Duals in
Williamsport, Pa. His strong performances in the 133-pound weight
class helped the Spartans earn a third place finish at a highly
On Friday, Giaccio started out with a big 15-3 major decision
win over Thiel’s Nick Sutton. Against a tough TCNJ squad,
Giaccio stepped up to earn himself an 8-0 major decision
Giaccio proved to be just as strong on the second day of the
Duals. Against an extremely talented Wisconsin-Stevens Point team,
Giaccio was one of the few Spartans to have success. He earned a
technical fall, beating Ryan Osee 19-2. In the last match of the
tournament for the Green and White, Giaccio secured a 12-1 win and
helped the Spartans walk away third place overall.
Giaccio is undeclared and the son of John and Sue Giaccio.