Wrestler Vinny Pisani has been named the York College Spartan Athlete of the Week.

Pisani captured the 149-pound championship at the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. His championship advances him to the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championships.

Pisani entered the tournament as the top seed at 149. The senior began his tournament with an 18-7 major decision. Pisani then earned 8-6 and 7-3 decisions. Pisani capped his championship with an 8-1 win over second-seeded Daniel Mirman from John Carroll.

Pisani will head to the national championships with a team-high 26 wins. He will be joined at nationals by York teammates Joey Giaccio and Chuck Glatz. Nationals are set for Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on March 15 and 16.



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