Grant Pizzo
Grant Pizzo

Hometown:
Brighton, Mich.

High School:
Brighton

Weight:
125


03/27/2013

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

12/30/2012

Seven Alive for U-M at Midlands Championships

Seven Alive for Wrestling at Midlands Championships

12/26/2012

Week #6: Michigan to Participate in 50th Annual Midlands Championships

Week #6: Wrestling to Participate in 50th Annual Midlands Championships

10/25/2012

Wolverines Set Starting Lineup at Maize & Blue Intrasquad

Wrestling Sets Starting Lineup at Maize & Blue Intrasquad

10/24/2012

Lineups Set for Maize and Blue Intrasquad

Lineups Set for Wrestling's Maize and Blue Intrasquad

Senior/Junior (2012-13)... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award ... Appeared in one open tournament ... Posted a 1-2 mark at the Midlands Championships (Dec. 29-30), earning first career pin against Northwestern's John Coukos (6:41) in the wrestlebacks ... Went 3-2 at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 11).

Junior/Sophomore (2011-12)... Academic All-Big Ten Conference ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award recipient ... Went 0-2 at the Big Ten Championships (March 4-5) ... Posted a 3-9 dual-meet record, including a 3-5 mark in Big Ten duals ... Defeated Michigan State's Eric Olanowski (Jan. 29) ... Earned an 8-1 decision over Indiana's Zach Zimmer (Jan. 13) ... Went 0-2 at the Mat Town Invitational (Dec. 29) ... Earned a 9-1 major decision over Wisconsin's Austin Hieptas in the Big Ten opener (Dec. 11) ... Posted a 1-2 record at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational (Dec. 2-3), defeating Edinboro's Kory Mines, 8-6 ... Dropped an 8-3 decision to Buffalo's Max Soria in career dual debut (Nov. 18) ... Posted a 2-2 record at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 12).

Sophomore/Freshman (2010-11)...Claimed third place at the Ashland Simonson Open (Jan. 22) with a 5-1 record ... Went 0-2 at the Southern Scuffle (Jan. 29-30) ... Defaulted to sixth place at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 13) with a 3-0 record ... Claimed third place at the season-opening Eastern Michigan Open (Nov. 6) with a 5-1 record.

Freshman (2009-10)... Redshirted season ... Competed in three open tournaments ... Registered a 3-2 mark at the Simonson Open at Ashland University (Jan.23) ... Posted a 2-2 record at the Michigan State Open (Nov. 15) ... Earned a 5-2 decision over Cleveland State's Josh Palivoda for first collegiate victory at the MSU event ... Also competed in the Clarion Open.

Prep... Graduated from Brighton High School (2009) ... National Honor Society ... Four-year Honor Roll ... Academic All-State selection (2008, '09) ... Named the 2009 Ann Arbor News Wrestler of the Year ... Claimed second place (119 pounds) at the 2009 Michigan state tournament and fifth in 2008 ... Career prep record of 183-27 ... Two-time Lakes Conference and district champion (2008, '09) and two-time all-conference and all-district second team pick (2006, '07) ... Placed fifth at the 2007 NHSCA Nationals ... Three-time Brighton HS team MVP and team captain (2007, '08, '09).

Personal... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in neuroscience ... Born on January 7, 1991 ... Son of Steve and Gloria Pizzo.

Year Overall Dual Tourney Falls TF MD Big Ten NCAA
2009-10 (RS) 5-6 0-0 5-6 0 0 1 -- --
2010-11 13-4 0-0 13-4 0 2 1 -- --
2011-12 6-17 3-9 3-8 0 1 1 dnp --
2012-13 4-4 0-0 4-4 1 0 1 -- --
Totals 28-31 3-9 25-21 1 3 4


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