Josh Palmucci has committed to Franklin and Marshall College.
Palmucci announced via instagram, “The marathon continues. Happy to say that I have committed to Franklin & Marshall College to continue my academic and wrestling career at the D1 level.
The Kingsway wrestler had a record of 27 wins and 8 losses during the 2021-22 season. He was a three-time NJSIAA State Qualifier alongside with being part of the Kingsway team, ranked number one in New Jersey as a public wrestling team in 2022. He placed 2nd in the New Jersey freestyle state tournament. He was also part of a 1st All Tri-County team for 3 years. His team was crowned the South Jersey times all area 1st team.
When asked what was the deciding factor in why he chose to commit to Franklin & Marshall College, Palmucci replied, “The deciding factor for me was the coaching staff’s continued faith in me, even with the unfortunate injuries in my career”. Franklin and Marshall were willing to stick with Palmucci. When asked what he was looking forward to in collegiate wrestling Palmucci responded, “The opportunity to achieve my goals at the highest level is something I’ve been chasing since I started the sport. Looking forward to great competition in the EIWA”.
Although Palmucci has had his fair share of injuries he continues to push the limits and it will be interesting to see how he does at the collegiate level.