York College junior wrestler Joey Giaccio was named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending on Jan. 12.

Giaccio earned the award after his efforts at the 2014 Budd Whitehill Duals hosted by Lycoming College.

Giaccio went 4-0 and he was the top point producer at 141 pounds during the tournament. Giaccio racked up 20 points during his four matches.

Giaccio opened his tournament with a 13-2 major decision over Cortland's Anthony Battista. He followed that with 20-4 technical fall over Wisconsin Stevens Point's David Granatelli. Giaccio closed out Friday's action with a 17-1 technical fall over Case Western's Connor Medlang.

Giaccio completed his weekend with a pin in 3 minutes, 30 seconds over RIT's Jake Sepor in Saturday's Spartan win.

Giaccio's weekend performance improved his record to 12-4 with four major decisions, two technical falls and two pins.



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