2011-12 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Overall Record: 25-12 Dual Meet Record: 7-4 Big Ten Record: 5-2 Pins: 6 Major Decisions: 7 Technical Falls: 1
All-American Finished fourth at his first NCAA championship UNI Open Champion Southern Scuffle Champion Voted the Gophers' Most Improved Wrestler of the Year Moved into the starting lineup after winning the Southern Scuffle First dual was a 5-3 decision over No. 2 Logan Stieber of Ohio State, scoring a late takedown to defeat the future NCAA champion Took second at the Bison Open after falling to teammate David Thorn (2-1 decision) in the championship match Finished second at the Body Bar with a fall over Virginia's Joe Martinez in the first round Won the UNI title after defeating Iowa's Alden Isenberg 9-4 in the finals Pinned Duane Robinson of Upper Iowa in the second round Defeated No. 13 Nick Soto of Chattanooga 7-2 for the Southern Scuffle (T.N.) championship Fell 9-6 to No. 5 Bernard Futrell of Illinois before battling picking up a 9-7 decision over No. 8 Cashe Quiroga of Purdue Won a major decision over Wisconsin border rival Shane McQuade (14-4 major) Beat No. 18 Zach Stevens of Michigan by a 5-1 decision Dropped a 5-2 decision to Iowa's No.4 Tony Ramos before routing No.18 Ridge Kiley of Nebraska 15-6 Named to the Big Ten All-Academic Earned his first letter.
2010-11 REDSHIRTED: Did not compete.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Oak Park River Forest High School 2010 Illinois State Champion at 135-pounds Placed fourth in the USA Wrestling Junior National Freestyle Tournament Ranked No. 5 nationally at 135 by Amateur Wrestling News and No. 13 nationally by InterMat Two-time state place winner as a junior and sophomore.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 13, 1991 Son of Deanne Glorioso and John Dardanes Has two younger brothers, Jack (16), Luke (2), and one older brother Eric (25) Twin brother, Nick, also is a member of the Gopher wrestling team Majoring in Sport Management His most memorable sports thrill was wrestling at Penn State in 2011 Loves to hunt and fish.