John wins Kevin R. Kearns Award and the Tom Norris Unsung Hero Award
Maryland clinches a share of the ACC title with the victory
With a win, Maryland would earn a share of the ACC regular season title
Maryland plays host to Bloomsburg, Franklin & Marshall, Johns Hopkins and West Virginia
Annual intrasquad exhibition kicks off the 2011-12 season
The opening event for the 2011-12 Maryland wrestling season.
As a Junior (2011-12): Went 2-3 while splitting time at 157 and 165 pounds...appeared in his first career dual meet against Duke's Ryan Harding...tallied his second career fall over Dylan Treaster of Shippensburg at the Shorty Hitchcock Open (1/15).
As a Sophomore (2010-11): Missed most of the season with an injury. Went 0-1 at 157 pounds.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2009-10): Went 4-7 while splitting time at 149 and 157 pounds ... went 2-1 at 149 pounds and 3-6 at 157.
As a Freshman (2008-09): Posted 7-16 mark at 157 pounds with two wins by major decision.
Before Maryland: Lettered four years in wrestling for the Golden Flashes ... three-time all-league selection ... two-time league champion ... two-time all section and county pick ... three-time member of New York National Tournament Team ... ranked first in Suffolk County junior and senior years ... led team in wins and pins as a senior ... two-time Long Island All Star ... academic all-state.
Personal: Shawn Mathew Mazzarone ... son of Frank and Sheila Mazzarone ... has one brother, Jason, and three sisters, Courtney, Shayla and Isabelle ... favorite athlete is Brett Favre ... also recruited by Purdue, Rutgers and American ... chose Maryland for the academics and athletics ... majoring in psychology.