As a Junior: Competed in all 11 duals for Maryland, splitting time between 184 and 197 pounds … recorded an overall 15-18 record … finished third at the Coppin Open after winning four of five matches … defeated Howard's Ervin Brandon in the finals, 6-3 … shut out Maurice Ashe of Coppin State, 10-0, in his first dual of the year … finished third in the Millersville Invitational after recording four straight wins … defeated Josh McClure of North Carolina State, 3-2, in a pivotal match to lead the Terps to a 22-15 upset … decisioned Daegan Smith of Duke, 4-3, in the first round of the ACC Tournament and finished fourth in the conference.
As a Sophomore: Competed in the most tournaments (6) of any Terp … they included Central New Jersey, East Stroudsburg, Penn State, Wilkes-Barre, Millersville and Congressional Cup … started in four duals for Maryland.
As a Freshman: Saw limited action for the Terps, but competed in most of the major tournaments.
Redshirted in 1995-96
Before Maryland: Earned four varsity letters for wrestling at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, N.J. … captain senior year … first at Colt Classic … took third in district.
Personal: Benjamin Michael Tomaino … son of Tanya and Joseph Tomaino … born Nov. 27, 1976 … graduated from high school with a 3.0 GPA … majoring in English and psychology … lists rock climbing as a hobby.