My name is Antonio Mazzocco, I am a basketball player from South Africa. I have high ambitions regarding basketball and am looking to compete at a elite level in the US. I take both my time in the classroom and on the court seriously. I am a team player who is competitive and enjoys winning alongside my teammates.
Antonio’s GPA classifies him as eligible for College standards.
St Benedict’s College 1st Team - 2022
St Benedict’s College 1st Team - 2023
ESB Academy U18 Team - 2022
ESB Academy U19 Tournament Team - 2022
Champions ( 1st Place ) - AISJ - American International School of Johannesburg Tournament 2023
Runner up ( 2nd place ) - U18 JBL Tournament - Regionals - 2022
Runner up ( 2nd place ) - U18 ABC League - 2022
Runner up ( 2nd place ) - Kearsney U18 ISSBT Tournament - 2022
6th Place - St David’s Marist Inanda hoops challenge - 2022
Additional sporting info
Prior to playing basketball, I have experience in numerous different sports, competitively I have played soccer from a very young age along side with Mixed Martial Arts. I have always enjoyed being in a team environment and thriving and competing along side my team.
Runners up in JBL tournament finals
Runners up in Kearsney ISSBT tournament with multiple double doubles recorded.
What makes you different?
I am an extremely ambitious individual who aims for nothing but the best, I am perseverant and dedicated to achieving all goals which I set for myself.
I am an athletic player who has years of team experience in a number of different sports, I know to play and lead in a team environment. I am a player who thrives under pressure and doesn’t shy away from any challenge.
I have always set high goals and expectations for myself in all aspects of my life and have always done what it takes to achieve those goals.
Why do you want to compete in college?
I believe that the collegiate level is a solid foundation for honing my skills on the court whilst under optimal mentorship and coaching at an extremely competitive level, this will all be done while I further my academic studies and obtain my chosen degree.
My goals for college would be to compete at the highest level of college basketball whilst achieving my chosen degree.