|Hometown:||Niagara Falls, NY|
|High School:||Niagara Wheatfield (Virginia Tech)|
Previous School: Wrestled for two seasons at Virginia Tech... redshirted as a freshman... went 21-13 in his sophomore year… picked up five major decision, two technical falls and six pins… competed at the Wolfpack Open… went 7-1 at the Harris Open, hosted by Ashland University, to place third… placed sixth at the Nittany Lion Open after going 5-2… participated in the Southern Scuffle… went 6-1 to take third place at the Shorty Hitchcock Memorial… went 0-2 at the ACC Championships.
High School: Lettered six times for Coach Rick Sweeny at Niagara Wheatfield High School… A New York state champion as a senior after taking second place twice and fourth place once… Went 48-0 as a senior with a school-record 38 pins... Owns the Wheatfield record with 225 career victories… Took second at the 2009 NHSCA Junior Nationals… A three-time high school All-American… Ranked the No. 20 189-pounder in the country after his senior year by InterMat.
Personal: Born November 24, 1991… son of Robert and Karen Malvestato… has two brothers, Robert and Joey, and a sister, Maria.