PETER YOZZO, Lehigh ‘87 was a four-time EIWA finalist with three titles at 142 for Lehigh, including the Fletcher Trophy and the Outstanding Wrestling Award in '85 and '86. His only EIWA loss came as a freshman against NCAA runner-up, John Orr of Princeton. A Junior National Freestyle Champion, and a NY state champion, Yozzo placed 3rd and 2nd nationally for Lehigh before scoring an NCAA finals win by fall in 1987 over 2-time NCAA champ, Pat Santoro.
In four years, Yozzo tied or defeated five National champions and won 15-10 in the 1986 All-Star Classic over a defending NCAA champion. Pete's record over his final three years was 82-5-2 and was nicknamed "The Wizard of Yoz for his exciting takedown style. Yozzo is currently coaching a local high school wrestling team and has Co-Founded the Mindshare Group, offering outsourced human resources to California companies. Previously he was CEO and founder of BlaiseIT, a NY-based software company. He and wife, Laura, live in Pleasanton, CA.