Mario Galanakis Bio - Hawkeye Sports Official Athletic Site
Mario Galanakis
Mario Galanakis

Greenfield, IA

High School:
Nodaway Valley

Last College:
Ellsworth CC



2006-07 -- placed seventh at the Big Ten Championships... season record was 24-13 overall and 23-11 in collegiate matches at 133 pounds... went 12-5 in duals and 3-3 in Big Ten duals... scored 52 team points in dual competition... led team in pins (6) and ranked second in major decisions (6)... placed third at Kaufman-Brand Open and eighth at Midlands Championships... received Mike McGivern Award given annually to the team's most courageous wrestler and Most Pins Award... letterwinner.

2005-06 -- did not compete.

2004-05 -- posted a 22-9 overall record and a 17-9 collegiate mark at 133 pounds... placed fifth at Big Ten Championships... went 12-3 in dual matches and 6-2 in Big Ten duals... named Big Ten Wrestler of the Week January 12 for defeating David Hoffman of Virginia Tech (8-4), Joe Mavins of Fresno State (7-0) and Derek Moore of Cal Davis (5-4)... scored 40 team points in dual competition... recorded two major decisions and two pins... earned coaches appreciation team award... letterwinner.

2003-04 -- compiled a 41-3 record with 16 pins at 133 pounds for Ellsworth Community College... placed third at Junior National meet... coach was Jack Denholm.

2002-03 -- compiled a 33-6 record with 13 pins at 133 pounds for Ellsworth Community College... coach was Jack Denholm.

High School -- career record was 154-9 with 90 pins... four-time sectional and conference champion, placing third at state meet three times... three-time district champion... set school records for most pins in a season and career, most takedowns, most wins, least losses, best season record and most near falls... was first wrestler from his high school to place at state meet all four years... four-time team MVW and three-time team captain... lettered twice in football and cross country... won AAU National title as a freshman, placing second as a sophomore and junior... coach was Rory Benton.

Personal -- born November 18, 1983... son of John and Joni Galanakis... health and sports studies major.

Galanakis' Career Record

CollegiateDualBig 10 DualDual Pts.Big 10NCAASV TB MDTFPinsFastest
Career40-2024-89-5921/0 0/2 8/2 0/0 8/1
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