PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIPACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE
Leo Tarantino
Leo Tarantino
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Tarpon Springs, Fla.
High School: Blair Academy
Position: 174

Freshman • 2018-19
Went 9-16 in his first season, including a 3-7 mark in dual matches ... Competed at both 174 and 184 pounds ... Had three major decisions to rank third on the team ... Competed in four preseason tournaments ... Earned the first win of his career at the Ken Kraft Midlands Championships, defeating Northwestern's Braxton Cody by major decision, 14-5 ... Posted a third-place performance in the 174-pound weight class at the David H. Lehman Franklin & Marshall Open after going 4-1, which included a 14-4 major decision over Lock Haven's Brinton Simington ... Opened the dual campaign with a 7-4 decision over Kyle Snelling of Utah Valley ... Was a 17-3 major decision winner in his match vs. Jacob Connors of Franklin & Marshall.

Before Harvard
Crowned 2018 National Prep Wrestling Champion … Took third at the 2017 National Prep Wrestling Championships … 2017 Beast of the East Champion … Finished second at the 2017 Walsh Jesuit Ironman Tournament … 2017 Fargo Jr. National Freestyle All-American … Two-year member of the Blair Academy Wrestling Team, the first-ranked high school wrestling team in the U.S. … Finished high school career ranked fifth in the country at 182.

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE