As a Sophomore: Recorded a 5-11 overall record … competed in two dual meets … won two matches at East Stroudsburg Open, pinning John Pinola (unattached) of East Stroudsburg in 1:21 for the second pin of his career … won two matches at Millersville Invitational beating Marty Black of Boston College by technical fall 16-0.
As a Freshman: Did not wrestle due to injury.
Redshirted in 1998-99: Compiled a 2-7 overall record … participated in four opens during the season … gained both of his wins in the East Stroudsburg Open, including a pin in 1:45 of North Carolina's James Barnwell … the pin was the first win of his collegiate career.
Before Maryland: Earned four varsity letters for wrestling at Valley Stream South High School in Valley Stream, N.Y. … placed first in four consecutive years at East Meadow tournament … third in the county … wrestled at 135 pounds his senior year compared to 98 as a freshman.
Personal: Anthony Francis Capone, Jr. … son of Laura and Anthony Capone … born Feb. 29, 1980 … graduated from high school with a 3.5 GPA … plans to major in business … member of the National Honor Society.
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1999-2000 SEASON (freshman): 0-0 *Did not wrestle due to injury 1998-99 SEASON (redshirt): 2-7 WVO L Stan Spoor (Clarion) 7-2 WVO L Ryan Ross (Slippery Rock) 11-5 ESO W James Barnwell (North Carolina) F1:45 ESO W James Scanlan (Hofstra) 3-1 ESO L Dave Esposito (Unattached) 18-5 ESO L Nate Becker (George Mason) 6-5 PSO L Ryan Smith (Unattached) 8-2 WBO L Kevin Maier (Edinboro) 10-1 WBO L Brandon Frantz (Penn State) 6-2