University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
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Joel Paolo - 157/165 lbs.


157/165 lbs.

Weirton, WV. / Oak GlenHigh School

MAJOR:  Business Management

Freshman Season (2010-11)
     Took a red-shirt

Red-Shirt Freshman Season  (2011-2012)
     Joel Paolo split time between 157 and 165 lbs. and wrapped up the year with an 8-6 overall record and a 1-4 mark in dual meets.  Seven of his eight victories were by decision.  Paolo also placed third at the Washington & Jefferson Collegiate Open.

High School
     Four-year letterman...134 career wins...26-1 record as a senior…2010 West Virginia AA State Champion at 140 lbs…three-time regional champion...2010 Ohio Valley Athletic Conference (OVAC) Champion...2009 West Virginia Freestyle Tournament Champion...2009 West Virginia State Runner-Up and West Virginia state place winner (5th) in 2007 and 2008.

     Born March 27, 1991...majoring Business Management…member of National Honor Society…four-time West Virginia Mat All-Academic Team selection...three-time OVAC All-Academic Team…member of the National Honor Roll...U.S. Achievement Academy…son of Joe and Andi Paolo of Weirton, W.Va.