Leesburg, VA (May 5, 2016) – Loudoun County High School is pleased to announce that senior Jack Scalio signed his National Letter of Intent to wrestle for the Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, beginning the 2016/2017 academic school year.
There, he will wrestle for Head Coach Chris Skretkowicz. Coach Skretkowicz, a two-time All-American and three-time Colonial Athletic Association champion while at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., became the 15th head coach of the VMI wrestling program in April 2014 after serving as the interim head coach for the 2013-14 academic year.
In Scalio, he is getting a wrestler that achieved great success at while at Loudoun County. Jack finished his career with an overall varsity record of 80-18 with 42 pins; his senior year he tallied a record of 44-6 with 20 pins, and his junior year he was 36-12 with 22 pins. He was named team Captain and MVP for the Raiders while leading the program in wins, pins and takedowns.
In tournament action Scalio was the Loudoun County Champion, Collingswood New Jersey Christmas Tournament Champion, and the Sherando Duals MVP. In post season as a senior, he was 2nd at the Conference 21 East Tournament, 4th at Region 4A West Championships, and 5th at 2016 4A VHSL State Championships.