Patrick Cissne
Patrick Cissne

Player Profile

Huntingdon Valley, Pa.

High School:
Upper Moreland

174 pounds


As A Sophomore: Compiled a record of 9-18 on the season ... largest margin of victory on the season came in his 22-6 win against Adam Montgomery of American ... pinned John Housekeeper in 1:50 at the Wilkes-Barre Open ... had a record of 4-10 in dual matches ... wrestled in the 165 weight class. As a Freshman: Wrestled in 27 matches while compiling a 15-12 record ... competed in all four tournaments as well as four dual meets ... finished sixth at the Millersville Invitational ... defeated Duke's Nick Hayworth 19-0 in wrestle backs at the West Virginia Open ... finished 4-1 against ACC opponents ... had three pins on the season, the quickest coming against Chris Liberatore of Duquesne in 1:50 ... finished with a dual meet record of 3-1.

Redshirted in 2000-2001: Compiled a 2-2 record wrestling at 165 pounds... wrestled in four matches at the Penn State Open, beating Ryan Fasnacht of Bucknell 13-12 and Omar Harper of Wagner 15-4 ... wrestled an exhibition match against Bucknell's Andy Herbert, pinning him in 2:18.

Before Maryland: Attended Upper Moreland High School in Huntingdon Valley, Pa ... competed for both the wrestling and golf teams ... three-year letterwinner in wrestling ... 2000 section and District 1 champion ... first team all-record ... two-time fourth place at regionals ... two-time lower Moreland Tournament champion ... undefeated until semifinals of 2000 regionals.

Personal: Patrick Donnelly Cissne ... son of Mary and Steve Cissne ... born June 27, 1982 ... four brothers, Matt, Dave, Steve and Colin ... one sister, Caitlin ... chose Maryland because of the fun atmosphere ... majoring in agriculture and resource economics ... also recruited by Drexel.