Derek Giallombardo
Derek Giallombardo
Birth Date: Dec. 31, 1999
Weight: 125
Year: R-Fr.
Hometown: Petoskey, Mich.
High School: Gaylord
Major: Sociology-Criminology

2018-19: Went 10-13 with two decisions, two major decisions, two technical falls and four falls ... Finished second in the JCU Open and competed in the Michigan State Open, Ohio Intercollegiate Open, Findlay Open, Storm Open, Cleveland State Open and Alma College Open.

Prior to Ohio: Four-year letterwinner at Gaylord High School under head coach Jerry Lajoie ... Posted a career record of 207-14 -- including a 62-2 mark as a senior when he served as team captain and earned the 2018 Michigan High School Athletic Association state title at 125 pounds ... Placed fourth in the state tournament as both a sophomore in 2016 and a junior in '17 ... Also earned three letters in cross country at Gaylord.

Personal: Born Dec. 31, 1999 ... Son of Dominic and Emily ... Has an older brother, Trevor, a younger brother, Lucas, and two younger sisters, Brynne and Ella ... Older brother, Trevor, is a redshirt sophomore on the Ohio wrestling team ... Majoring in sociology-criminology ... Enjoys fishing, hiking and the outdoors ... Favorite athlete is Team USA wrestler Thomas Gilman.