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    Michael Poeta

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    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.

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