Tom Giaimo  
Tom Giaimo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Appleton, Wis.

High School:
Appleton North HS

Weight:
149

Experience:
RS


07/10/2013

Big Ten Conference Honors 49 Gophers as Distinguished Scholars

Minnesota featured 16 programs with at least one Distinguished Scholar Award winner for the 2012-13 academic year.

04/11/2013

Tom Giaimo to Help Judge Military Child Poetry Contest

Giaimo is a member of the Minnesota's Air Force ROTC

03/31/2013

Wrestling Places Eight on Winter Academic All-Big Ten

Overall conference list includes 90 wrestlers

03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

02/05/2013

Fly, Fight and Win

Wrestling redshirt junior Tom Giaimo is an active member of Minnesota's Air Force ROTC.

2012-13 • REDSHIRT JUNIOR:
Overall Record: 17-15
Dual Meet Record: 1-1
Big Ten Record: 0
Pins: 2
Major Decisions: 2
Technical Falls: 2

Concluded the season with 17-15 overall record and 1-1 dual record • Won six matches by forfeit • Took second in the MSU Moorhead Open with a 5-4 decision over Will Keeter of Augsburg in the semifinals • Finished with a 3-3- record at the Bison Open (11/10) beginning with a 10-6 decision over Trevor Johnson of University of Mary before falling to teammate Zane Zeman in the consolation round • Finished the UNI Open in sixth place with a 3-3 record • Ended the North Country Open in second place • Saw a major decision against Zach Barber of Concordia Moorhead after the first round before falling to teammate Matt Mincey in a 15-3 major decision.

2011-12 • REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE:
Overall Record: 12-6
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 0
Major Decisions: 2
Technical Falls: 0

Finished the season with a record of 12-8 in open tournaments • Went 5-1 at the North Country Open • Scored a 17-3 major decision over Dylan Bethke of the UMD Club • Went 4-1 at the Husky Open, picking up a 17-7 major over Alex Folk of Minnesota State • Also wrestled at the Bison and UNI Open's.

2010-11 • REDSHIRT FRESHMAN:
Overall Record: 9-11
Dual Meet Record: N/A
Big Ten Record: N/A
Pins: 1
Major Decisions: 2
Technical Falls: 1

Finished his first year as a Gopher with a overall record of 9-11 • Recorded one fall, two major decisions and one technical fall • Went 4-3 at the Husky Open, recording key wins against Dustin McKinney (6-4), pinning Justin Koob at 5:48 in the second round and defeating Arik Yde of UW-Parkside in a 5-3 decision in the fifth place match • Finished 4-2 at the North County Open to finish fourth overall after a major decision 14-4 win over Deon Buhl in the consolation math.

2009-10 • REDSHIRTED:
Carded a 4-8 mark at 133 and 141, competing only in open meets • Began season with a 3-4 mark at 133 and ended with a 1-4 tally at 141 • First career win was a 9-2 decision against Jake Love of North Dakota State • Ended season with 1-2 mark at the Duhawk open, gaining his first career win art 141 with a 9-5 decision over Chris Reed of Loras College on 2/6 • Went 0-2 at the Worthington Open on 1/16, his first career matches at 141 • Finished 2-2 at the Kaufman-Brand Open on 11/21 • Opened season with a 1-2 mark at the Bison Open on 11/14.

HIGH SCHOOL:
2009 graduate of Appleton North High School • Won four letters on the mat and another pair in soccer • 20-match winner his final three seasons, capped by a 30-win campaign his season year • 100-match winner in his career, finishing with 102 victories in all • Placed fourth at the Freestyle state meet and fifth at the Greco state meet in 2009 • Ended high school career with a 3.96 grade point average.

PERSONAL:
Born Mar. 22, 1991 • Son of Dennis and Jeanne Giaimo • Has a younger brother Andrew (17) and younger sister Halle (14) • Majoring in Computer Science • Greatest sports thrill was winning his 100th career match in high school • Member of the Air Force ROTC.

Season Wt. Overall Wt. Cl. Dual Big Ten Points Pins MD TF v.Rnk Strk Fast Pin Big Ten's NCAA's
2010-11 149 9-11 9-11 - - - 1 2 1 - - - - -
2011-12 149 12-6 12-6 - - - - 2 - - - - -
2012-13 149 17-15 17-15 1 - - 2 2 2 0-1 - - - -
Total 38-32 38-32 1 - - 3 6 3 - - - - -