Competed at the Binghamton Open ... Won back-to-back bouts at the Keystone Classic to record the first two victories of his career ... Also competed at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational and in three dual meets.
Wrestling varsity starter for entirety of high school career ... Named wrestling team captain as a senior ... Earned all-county honors four times and all-state twice ... County champion and state runner-up in 2010 ... Named to the All-America team by the NHSCA as a junior ... Fila Greco All-American as a sophomore ... Helped his team to a New York state championship in 2009 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Presented the certificate of merit by the town of Hempstead ... Named a scholar-athlete four times ... Winner of the President's academic excellence award ... Given the certificate of academic achievement by the Nassau County executive office ... Nassau County Wrestling Association scholarship recipient.