|Hometown:||Silver Spring, Md.|
|High School:||Blake HS|
As a Junior (2008-09): Did not see action.
As a Sophomore (2007-08): Redshirt season.
As a Freshman (2006-07): Recorded two victories on the season.
Before Maryland: Four-year letterwinner at Blake and also lettered in football, baseball, and track & field ... served as wrestling captain for two seasons and was the 2004 and 2005 Most Valuable Player on the team ... named Most Improved in 2003 ... Notched over 80 wins in his high school wrestling career ... a regional champ and a county runner-up in 2005 and the Rocket Launch champion in 2004.
Personal: Richard Alexander DiPierto ... son of Lorraine and Richard DiPierto ... has two brothers, Dominic and Richard II, and two sisters, Rachel and Jenny ... lists his parents as the people he most admires ... chose Maryland for its academic and athletic prestige ... majoring in criminal justice and government.
DIPIETRO'S CAREER STATISTICS
Year W-L Dual Falls Tech Falls Major Dec. 2007* 2-13 1-9 0 0 0