Weight: 157
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Mickleton, N.J.
High School: Kingsway Regional


As a Senior (2006-07): Redshirted the season.

As a Junior (2005-06): Served as team captain and went 4-10 on the season ... finished seventh in the Mat Tow Invitational ... defeated Chris Stout o American (12/4/05).

As a Sophomore (2004-05): Missed the entire first half of the season with injury ... finished the year with a 4-10 record at 149 pounds ... three of four victories earned bonus points ... earned a technical fall over Utah Valley State's Clayton Wolf (1/2/05) ... pinned Duke's Philip Wightman in just 1:03 ... competed at the ACC Tournament for the Terps.

As a Freshman (2003-04): Posted 11 wins for the Terps wrestling at 149 pounds, the third most on the team among regular starters ... had three dual wins ... notched three falls on the year ... picked up two victories in double-dual action against UNC-Greensboro and Old Dominion (2/14/04) ... earned first dual victory of his career with a 6-3 win over Andrew Slack of North Carolina (1/23/04) ... third-place finish after three victories at Hitchcock Classic (1/4/04).

Before Maryland: Lettered for four years on the Kingsway Regional High School wrestling team ... two-time district champion ... two-time regional runner-up ... two-time state qualifier ... earned first team all-conference honors three times and second team honors once ... named captain of the team his senior year ... finished his career with a 95-30 record ... also a letterwinner on the baseball team for four years ... named MVP of the team three times ... earned all-conference honors twice ... lettered two years in football ... named MVP of his team and earned all-conference honors in his senior year.

Personal: Jerad Anthony Villecco ... son of Jerry and Diane Villecco ... born Aug. 21, 1984 ... one brother, Andy ... one sister, Candace ... chose Maryland because it is a big university with a well-respected academic reputation ... lists his father as the person he most admires ... undecided major.

Villecco's Career Statistics

Year W-L Dual Falls Tech. Falls Major Decisions
2004 11-20 3-10 3 0 1
2005 4-10 3-4 1 1 1
2006 4-10 1-4 0 0 0
TOTAL 19-40 7-18 4 1 2
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