Michael Poeta
Michael Poeta

Player Profile
RS Freshman

Highwood, Ill.

High School:
Highland Park

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 149


2004-05: Redshirt season ... Went 9-1 in open tournaments ... Placed second at the UNI Open ... Won the Missouri Open at 157 pounds.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time Illinois State Champion...Junior Freestyle National Champion...High School Folkstyle National Champion...Competed with the USA Dream Team against Pennsylvania and California...Two-time member of the Asics National First Team.

PERSONAL: Full given name is Michael Sidney Poeta...Son of Domenic and Susan Poeta...Born April 15, 1986...Biggest thrill in sports was being a member of the USA Dream Team...Favorite athlete is Lance Armstrong because he always knows how to win...Says his dad has most influenced his athletic career.