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Bearcats’ Glorioso peaking

March 5, 2013
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Collin Glorioso

School: Huntingdon

Age: 15

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Grade: Freshman

Sport: Wrestling

Athlete of the week achievement: Glorioso won the 106-pound weight class in the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional, avenging a district loss to Forest Hills' Triston Law in the finals.

Season update: Glorioso is 35-4 with 15 pins and seven technical falls.

Coach Jon Mykut's quote: "He's been wrestling extremely well all year, and that carried over to this past weekend. In arguably the toughest bracket in the regional, he went the entire tourney without giving up a single point. He's caught fire at the right time, and we're hoping it carries over to the state tournament."

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Kylor

Favorite subject: Math and science

Favorite movie: "Harry Potter'' series

Favorite food: Deer venison

Favorite music: Rap

Outside interests: Hunting, boating

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Iowa wrestling

Pro athlete most admired: Peyton Manning

Best athlete I ever competed against: Mifflin County's Hayden Hidlay

Most influential person on my athletic career: "My coaches."

Proudest athletic achievement: "Winning regionals or going out to Fargo, N.D., and wrestling in the freestyle and Greco-Roman nationals."

How I got my start in wrestling: "My one friend started, and I wanted to do it with him."

Future goal: "Get on a good college team and wrestle."

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