2010-11 - JUNIOR SEASON
Finished the season with six wins...started the season with a 18-3 technical fall win over John Carroll...lone Viking to pick up a win against Eastern Michigan, winning a 7-4 decision...earned a 10-2 major decision against SIU-Edwardsville...won a decision against the Marine Academy...earned a 7-4 decision against Clarion.
2009-10 - REDSHIRT SEASON
Redshirted to preserve a season of eligibility while competing on the open circuit, recording a 9-7 record.
2008-09 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
Started the season with a sixth place finish at the Michigan State Open...recorded 10 victories with two major decisions...won a 16-6 major decision against Cumberlands at the first dual meet of the season...finished fifth at the EWL Championships.
2007-08 - FRESHMAN SEASON
Posted a 10-21 record at 133 pounds...finished the year by placing fourth at the EWL Championships... scored a sixth place finish at the Michigan State Open, where he went 5-1...also went on to collect key victories against John Carroll, Mercyhurst, Lock Haven and Pittsburgh...tallied wins in his first two EWL matches.
Capped off a brilliant 46-1 senior season by winning the 130-pound title at the Division I Ohio state championship...school record in career wins with 156, and most tournament individual championships...Four-time state qualifier and honorable mention pick as high school All-American senior year...went 42-6 as a junior, finishing fifth at the state meet.
Born Jan. 31, 1989 in Lakenheath, England...son of Paul and Tory Palivoda...has one sister, Casey...father and uncle, Joe, both wrestled for CSU...communication major.