The Trizzino Family

The Trizzino Family, which includes brothers Scott Trizzino and Mark Trizzino and Mark’s sons Nick and Joey, will receive the Bowlsby Family Legacy Award. Scott and Mark were two-time Illinois state high school champions for Joliet Central High School in Joliet, Illinois, and both wrestled at the University of Iowa. Scott was a two-time Big Ten champion and a two-time finalist and three-time All-American while helping the Hawkeyes win four national team championships. Mark was a Big Ten champion and an All-American who also helped Iowa win four national team titles. Scott placed second at the Freestyle Junior Nationals in 1976 while Mark was a runner-up in 1977 and an All-American in 1976 and 1978. Mark’s sons wrestled for Bettendorf High School in Bettendorf, Iowa. Nick was an Iowa state high school champion in 2007 after finishing seventh in 2005 and 2006 while Joey was state runner-up in 2010 after finishing third in 2009 and eighth in 2007. Nick wrestled for Iowa from 2009 to 2014 while Joey wrestled for the Hawkeyes from 2011 to 2013 and for Wartburg College from 2014 to 2017.

The Bowlsby Family Legacy Award is named after the Bowlsby Family from Waterloo. John Bowlsby and Bob Bowlsby wrestled for legendary coach Bob Siddens at Waterloo West High School while their parents, Bob and Pat, and sisters, Ann, Sarah and Jane, were instrumental in their careers.


Bowlsby Family Legacy Award

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