Glorioso dominating foes
Name: Collin Glorioso
Athlete of the week achievement: Glorioso went undefeated at 5-0 with five falls in the 113-pound class as Huntingdon went 5-0 in the Juniata Duals.
Season update: Glorioso is currently 14-0 with 11 falls for the 7-0 Bearcats.
Coach Jon Mykut’s quote: “Right now, Collin is wrestling great. He’s dedicated himself to the sport, and he’s done the work in the offseason to get where he is now. He deserves everything he’s getting.”
Favorite teacher: Mr. Payne
Favorite subject: Chemistry
Favorite movie: “The Internship”
Favorite food: Salad with chicken
Favorite song: “Beautiful Pain” by Eminem
Outside interests: Wrestling freestyle and Greco during the summer, hunting and fishing
Favorite professional team: Denver Broncos
Favorite college team: Iowa Hawkeyes
Pro athlete most admired: Aaron Rodgers
Best athlete I ever wrestled with: The wrestlers on the Young Guns team that beat Blair Academy and the team that won NHSCA against Diesel this past summer.
Best athlete I ever competed against: “Everyone I step onto the mat with. Someone I have never been able to beat would be Luke Karam.”
Most influential person on my athletic career: Jody Strittmatter, head coach of Young Guns wrestling club, and my high school coaches, Jon Mykut and Erik Shea
Proudest athletic achievement: Taking third in the PIAA state tournament as a freshman
How I got my start in wrestling: “One of my friends was doing it, and I wanted to do it with him.”
Future goal: “My goals for this year is to go undefeated and to become a PIAA state champion.”