Duke Wrestling BIO
2013-14: Posted a 4-4 record before suffering a season-ending injury … Took second at the Hokie Open … Went 0-1 in duals.2012-13: NCAA qualifier at 133 pounds … finished the year 20-8 overall and was the ACC runner-up … posted a 12-4 mark in duals … upset No. 24 Sam Speno of NC State to help Duke to a dual win over the Wolfpack … advanced to the ACC title bout after beating top-seeded and 12th-ranked Geoffrey Alexander of Maryland by major decision … posted seven falls on the year, six of which came in the first period … went 2-4 against ranked opponents … took third at the Keystone Classic after outlasting No. 4 seed Nick Wilcox of Bloomsburg in sudden victory overtime … voted team’s Most Outstanding Wrestler … All-ACC Academic Team selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011-12: Competed at 133 pounds ... tied for the team-lead with 23 victories ... posted a 23-11 overall record ... recorded four top-four finishes ... won the Davidson Open and took runner-up honors at the Hokie Open ... selected as the Ronald McDonald House Duke Student-Athlete of the Week after his showing at Virginia Tech ... finished fourth at both the Keystone Classic and the Wolfpack Open ... was 6-4 in dual matches and 1-3 against ACC opponents ... pinned NC State's Ben Elliott ... selected as ACC Wrestler of the Week after three consecutive dual match victories ... posted four pins overall on the year, including two in the first period.
2010-11: Redshirt season ... Posted a 4-1 overall record before suffering a season-ending injury ... Took third at the Appalachian State Open ... ACC Academic Honor Roll selection.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for Brent Rastetter at Lexington High School ... a two-time All-America selection ... compiled a 151-35 career record ... holds the Lexington High School career record for wins ... also owns the season two-point and combined near fall records as well as the career marks for two and three-point nearfalls ... first wrestler from school to place at the state tournament three times ... a three-time conference champion ... competed at 119 pounds as a senior ... posted a 43-4 record his final season and placed third in the state tournament ... wrestled at 112 pounds as a junior and posted a 44-3 overall record ... won every tournament except the state championship in 2009 ... finished second at the state tournament his junior season after winning section and district titles ... competed at 103 pounds his sophomore season, finishing 39-9 and placing eighth at the state championship ... graduated with honors ... student class Vice President ... also earned a letter in tennis.
Personal: Born November 18, 1991 in Marrietta, Georgia ... son of Gregory and Donna Gambucci ... has one brother.