|Hometown:||Painesville Twp., Ohio|
|High School:||Lake Catholic|
2011-12: Earned the starting nod at heavyweight as a freshman, compiling an 11-17 overall record... went 5-11 in dual meet competition, including a 1-2 GLIAC mark... ranked among team leaders with four pins.. went 1-1 in overtime, earning a 4-2 victory over Jeff Pollard of Mercyhurst University... also had a thrilling 3-2 final-second win against Dan Demick of Notre Dame College.
PRIOR TO LAKE ERIE: Wrestled and played football for four years at Lake Catholic High School... was a two-time North Coast League champion on the mat and placed seventh at the Flo Nationals... was all-state performer on defensive line in football for two-time regional champions.
PERSONAL: Born June 3, 1993... majoring in business management... parents are Bob and Carole Zappitelli.