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  Matt Storniolo

Matt Storniolo

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Last College:
University of Oklahoma

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Second Season


Matt Storniolo continues his service on the staff at Old Dominion as a volunteer assistant coach in his second year out of the University of Oklahoma. He enjoyed tremendous success as a wrestler for the Sooners and will bring that experience to the mat for ODU.

Storniolo is a two-time All-American for the Sooners as he compiled a 117-22 career record. He wrestled in the 149-lb. weight class for the duration of his career and was a four time conference finalist.

As a freshman, Storniolo wrestled at Penn State and was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Year. He placed second in the Big Ten tournament before transfering to OU.

As a sophomore on the Sooner squad, he placed second in the Big 12 tourny and earned his first All-American honor by placing 7th in the NCAA Tournament. He repeated as an All-American in his junior campaign, again finishing as the runner-up in the Big 12 tourny and placing 4th at the national tournament.

He concluded his career with a Big 12 Championship in the 149-lb. weight class and he entered the NCAA Tournament as the No. 2 ranked wrestler in the nation.

Before college, Storniolo wrestled to an undefeated senior year at State College Area High School in Pennsylvania en route to a state championship. He was also named a high school All-American.

Storniolo graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Relations.

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