Weight 133
Year Senior
Hometown Oregon, Ohio
High School Oregon Clay
Birthdate July 17, 2012


2015-16: Posted a 27-10 overall record on the year going 13-3 in duals...Won the fifth place match at the EIWA Championships...Went 2-3 in the Ivy League and 9-3 in the IAWA...Finished third at 133 in the New York State Intercollegiate Championships.

2014-15: Took home honorable mention All-Ivy League honors with a 3-2 record against conference competition at 133 pounds ... Boasted a 20-13 overall record while going 6-4 against EIWA opponents ... A tri-captain during his junior season ... Won three matches en route to a fourth place finish at the EIWA Championships (3/6-3/7), missing an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships by one spot ... Helped Columbia to its highest finish since 2004-05 at the EIWAs, knocking off Harvard's Ryan Osleeb (7-0), the tournament's No. 3 seed from Penn, Caleb Richardson (6-4) and the No. 5 seed, American's Josh Terao (7-3) ... Earned two wins in Columbia's first home duals of the season, getting by Terao again by a 7-6 margin, and defeating Hofstra's Travis Passaro, 3-1, leading to two team wins for the Lions ... Earned a third place finish at the New York State Championships (11/23), including two 10-2 major decision's over Rocco Rosso of Brockport State.

2013-14: First team All-Ivy League selection after going 5-0 in conference at 133 pounds … Went 21-11 with an 11-3 dual record and an 11-7 mark against EIWA opponents … Claimed fifth at the New York State Championships and the EIWA Championships … Opened the season going 1-2 at the MSU Open (11/9) with a 7-4 decision against Kyle Visconti (Ohio State) … Posted a 3-2 mark at the NYS Championships to claim fifth (11/24) … Won a pair of matches at the Northeast Duals, defeating Garth Yenter (Michigan State), 4-0, and majoring Sam Sherlock (Clarion), 11-0 (11/30) … Concluded Midlands with a 2-2 record with a pair of decisions (12/30) … Knocked off Binghamton’s Mike Sardo with a 5-0 decision (1/10) … Blanked Buffalo’s Justin Farmer, 5-0 (1/17) … Picked up two more decisions at tri-meet against American and Gardner-Webb, helping Columbia win both duals (1/19) … Victorious in all five of his Ivy League matches, including an 11-2 win over McKendry Bade (Penn, 2/15) and a pin against Anthony Finocchiaro (Brown, 2/23) … Tallied a 4-2 mark at the EIWA Championships (3/8-9), earning an 8-0 major decision against F&M’s Robert Ruiz and a technical fall versus Bade … Downed Harvard’s Jeffrey Ott, 9-4, in the fifth-place bout at EIWA’s.

2012-2013: Placed fourth at the F&M Open at 141 pounds, going 5-2 ... Pinned Kyle Nichols (UBMC) in 2:56 ... Defeated Stephen Beam (UMBC) by major decision, 16-3.

Oregon Clay: Was a two-time Ohio state placewinner, including a fifth-place showing at 138 pounds in 2012 ... was a three-time state qualifier ... was also a two-time Walsh Ironman Placewinner (2010-11) ... was a gold medalist at the 2011 Junior Olympics ... 160 wins were most in Oregon Clay history.

Personal: Son of Kim and Carmen Amenta ... father, Carmen, wrestled at the University of Toledo ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... was a three-time Academic All-Ohio selection.

Career Record
2012-13: Overall 5-3, Ivy League 0-0
2013-14: Overall 21-11, Ivy League 5-0
2014-15: Overall 20-13, Ivy League 3-2
2015-16: Overall 27-10, Ivy League 2-3

Total: Overall 73-37, Ivy League 10-5

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Highlights: Wrestling vs. Binghamton
Highlights: Wrestling vs. Buffalo
Highlights: Top Takedowns vs. Princeton/Penn (WRE)